Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic superfamily within the infraorder Myodonta — the hamsters, gerbils, mice, rats, etc., collectively known as murids.

Etymologies

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Latin mus, mouse

Examples

  • Systematics and ecology of ichthyomyine rodents (Muroidea): patterns of morphological evolution in a small adaptive radiation.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • New taxa of nesomyine rodents (Muroidea: Muridae) from Madagascar's northern highlands, with taxonomic comments on previously described forms.

    Madagascar subhumid forests

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