superfamily Muroidea


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Noun1.superfamily Muroidea - a superfamily of rodents essentially equal to the suborder Myomorpha but with the Dipodidae excluded
mammal family - a family of mammals
Myomorpha, suborder Myomorpha - true rats and mice and related rodents
family Muridae, Muridae - originally Old World rats now distributed worldwide; distinguished from the Cricetidae by typically lacking cheek pouches
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The name layi however was missed in the influential compilation of the superfamily Muroidea by Musser & Carleton (2005) and therefore attracted very little attention.
Superfamily Muroidea. In: Wilson DE, Reeder DM, editors.