Rodentia


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Ro·den·ti·a

(rō-den'shē-ă),
The rodents; the largest order of placental mammals (class Eutheria), all possessing one pair of chisellike upper incisors for gnawing and flat-crowned premolars and molars for grinding; it includes the mice, rats, guinea pigs, squirrels, beavers, and many more.
[Mod. L., fr. L. rodo, pres. p. rodens, to gnaw]
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Total quantity or scope: This requirement is for the Supply of Small Laboratory Animals of the Rodentia Order for Research purposes that is compliant with current Home Office legislation or equivalent.
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Una nueva subespecie de raton colilargo para la provincia de Mendoza: Oligorizomyys flavescens occidentalis (Mammalia, Rodentia, Cricetidae).
COMPARATIVE STUDY ON THE MUSCULATURE AND PHYLOGENETIC SYSTEMATICS OF THE CAVIOIDEA (MAMMALIA, RODENTIA, HYSTRICOGNATHI).
This volume of the Handbook of Mammals of the World covers species of the Lagomorpha order and a part of species of the Rodentia order.
1%) and partly on vertebrates of the orders Rodentia (4%), Insectivora (1.