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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the superfamily Muroidea — the hamsters, voles, lemmings and some mice and rats.

Etymologies

Cricetus +‎ -idae (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Rodents facts, pictures & stunning videos: BBC Wildlife Finder New records of Stolzmann's fish-eating rat Ichthyomys stolzmanni Cricetidae, Sigmodontinae in Peru: A rare species becoming a nuisance: Mammalian Biology The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

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  • Family matters: Deer mice belong to the mammal family Cricetidae, a group that includes small rodents such as some species of native mice, rats and voles.

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