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Definition of the noun muridae

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noun - plural: -

  1. originally Old World rats now distributed worldwide; distinguished from the Cricetidae by typically lacking cheek pouches

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Google previewReproductive Biology of South American Vertebrates (2012)

by William C. Hamlett

The family Muridae is the largest of all mammalian families, containing about 1135 recent species, or one-fourth of all mammals (Anderson and Jones 1984). Murid rodents (commonly referred to as rats and mice) occur virtually everywhere ...

Google previewPublication (1904)

Zoological series

The MURIDAE is the largest family of the rodents and. FIG. 30. CASTOR c. FRONDATOR. No. 35883 U.S. Nat. Mus. Coll. Type. FIG. XXXIV. CASTOR c. FRONDATOR. SONORAN BEAVER. UPPER. Tooth Row. 160 CASTOR. frondator.

Google previewThe Land and Sea Mammals of Middle America and the West Indies (1904)

by Daniel Giraud Elliot

The MURIDAE is the largest family of the rodents and is cosmopolitan, some members, such as the Brown Rat being met with throughout the world, carried from place to place in ships. It includes a vast number of genera, embracing both ...

Google previewThe Arctic Guide (2016)

Wildlife of the Far North by Sharon Chester

FAMILY MURIDAE OLD WORLD MICE AND RATS Muridae is the largest family of rodents, containing over ...

Google previewEvolution of the Rodents: Volume 5 (2015)

Advances in Phylogeny, Functional Morphology and Development by Philip G. Cox, Lionel Hautier

African fossil Muridae is a difficult. Advances in integrative taxonomy and evolution of African murid rodents 201.

Google previewNeogene Mammals (2008)

Bulletin 44 by Spencer G. Lucas, Gary S. Morgan, Justin A Spielmann, Donald R. Prothero

The family Muridae is the most abundant, followed by Arvicolidae, Dipodidae and Cricetidae. The faunal composition is typical of the Pliocene temperate region in China. The paleofauna indicates a primarily open grassland environment.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animal Predators (2017)

Protect Your Livestock, Poultry, and Pets; Identify the Tracks and Signs of More Than 30 Predators; Learn about Each Predator's Traits and Behaviors by Janet Vorwald Dohner

CHAPTER 10 Rats Muridae The Muridae family of Old World rats are now found everywhere around the world except Antarctica. These rats and mice can be both serious pests and useful laboratory animals. Genus Rattus (“true rats”) includes ...

Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Mammals (2009)

by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson

“Praomys petteri: Une nouvelle espèce des Muridae africains (Mammalia, Rodentia).” Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 50(4). Thalmann, U., and T. Geissmann . 2005. “New species of woolly lemur Avahi (Primates: Lemuriformes) in Bemaraha ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

According to the arrangement here followed, the burrowing zokors may be placed in this family, although they have teeth like those of the vole group in the Muridae. The first representative of this sub-group is the genus Siphneus (or Myotatpa), ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1875)


Muridae. Poebrotherium wilsoni. Eumys elegans. Protomeryx halli.

Google previewChamber's Condensed Encyclopedia (1895)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ... by D. T. Stuart

Muridae, ma'-ri-dé. A sub-order of rodents, ...

Google previewCompton's Pictured Encyclopedia (1922)

To Inspire Ambition, to Stimulate the Imagination, to Provide the Inquiring Mind with Accurate Information Told in an Interesting Style, and Thus Lead Into Broader Fields of Knowledge, Such is the Purpose of this Work by Guy Stanton Ford

The name “rat” is applied in the stricter sense to large rodents of the mouse family (Muridae), and especially to members of the genus Mus, as the black ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

and mouse (Muridae), distinguished by #: occasionally employed in medicine, is molar teeth, and of which the field campagnol uplands of Mexico, and has bulbous stems, (Arvicola agrestis) and the bank campagnol linear grass-like leaves, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York State (2005)

by Peter R. Eisenstadt, Laura-Eve Moss

Muridae (Sigmodontinae) Muridae (Arvicolinae) Muridae (Murinae) Erethizontidae Virginia opossum northern short-tailed shrew least shrew masked shrew long-tailed ...

Google previewChamber's Encyclopaedia (1871)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

MURDER–MURIDAE. MURILLO-MURRAY. MURRAY-MUSAUS. MUSAFUS– MUSCAT. suffragan to Toledo; the cathedral is surmounted by a tower begun in 1522, completed in 1766, and crowned by a dome from which a magnificent view is ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1848)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

MURIDAE, mu're-de, s. (mus, one of the genera.) A family of Rodents, of which the genus Mus is the type. MURINE, mutine, a. (murinus, Lat.) Relating to a mouse, or to mice. MURINEs, mu're-nes, or mu'reens, s. A tribe of Rodents, of which the ...

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