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Definition of the noun muridae
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noun - plural: -
- originally Old World rats now distributed worldwide; distinguished from the Cricetidae by typically lacking cheek pouches
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Muridae: family Muridae
- more generic term: mammal family = a family of mammals
- member of: Muroidea / superfamily Muroidea = a superfamily of rodents essentially equal to the suborder Myomorpha but with the Dipodidae excluded
- genus Mus / Mus = type genus of the Muridae: common house mice
- genus Micromyx / Micromyx = Old World harvest mice
- genus Apodemus / Apodemus = Old World field mice
- genus Rattus / Rattus = common house rats
- genus Nesokia / Nesokia = bandicoot rats
- genus Conilurus / Conilurus = jerboa rats
- genus Notomys / Notomys = jerboa rats
- subfamily Hydromyinae / Hydromyinae = water rats of Australia and New Guinea
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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 ...
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.
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 ...
The 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 ...
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.
Neogene 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.
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 ...
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 ...
The 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), ...
Muridae. Poebrotherium wilsoni. Eumys elegans. Protomeryx halli.
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ... by D. T. Stuart
Muridae, ma'-ri-dé. A sub-order of rodents, ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
Chamber'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 ...
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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