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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Therefore, in order to determine the validity of the Hystricognathi taxon, and to determine whether hystricognaths are rodents, studies of all hystricognaths, including the nutria, should be included in a genetic analysis of the Order Rodentia.
53 Order Chiroptera -- -- -- Eumops bonariensis -- -- -- Molossus molossus Tadarida brasiliensis -- -- -- Order Rodentia (native) 11.
En total, 25 especies de mamiferos fueron colectadas en el area; estos incluyen Rodentia (15 sp.
Nonhuman primates (11-13) and species classified within the taxonomic orders Chiroptera and Rodentia are the primary mammals targeted for zoonotic disease surveillance.
It is well-known that members of the Order Rodentia, whose name translates to "the gnawers," will chew on bones in the wild, and that "pest" species, such as Mus musculus (house mouse), chew through wood, plastic and many other materials they encounter.
Although transmission of tularemia is most often associated with species from the orders Lagomorpha and Rodentia, human
1976 [a] 1993-1994, 1998 Dideiphimorphia Didelphidae Dideiphis virginiania * 15 Insectivora Soricidae Blarina brevicauda * 16 Sorex cinereus 16 Talpidne Scalopus aquaticus numerous [b] Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Myotis septentrionalis 15 Lasiurus borealis 10 Myotis sodalis 4 Pipistrellus subflavus 4 Eptesicus fuscus 4 Myotis lucifugus Lasionycteris noctivagans Lasiurus cinereus Rodentia Muridne: Sigmodontinae Peromyscus leucopus * 171 Peromyscus maniculatus 86 Reithrodontomys megalotis 16 Muridne: Arvicolinae Microtus ochrogaster * 157 Synaptomys cooperi * 27 Microtus pennsylvanicus * 12 Ondatra zibethicus * 2 Muridne: Murinae Mus musculus * 8 Dipodidne Zapus hudsonius 8 PRC Env.
Pre-settlement Now Status Rodentia Erethizon dorsatum, American porcupine yes no native Carnivora Canis lupus, gray worlf yes no native Ursus americanus, black bear yes no native Martes pennanti, fisher yes no native Lautra canadensis, river otter yes no native Felis concolor, mountain lion yes no native Felis rufus, bobcat yes no native Artiodactyla Cervus canadensis, American elk yes no native Bos bison, American bison yes no native Native mammals present in pre- settlement time, extirpated by 1900, then reintroduced.
Specific members of the order Rodentia are the principal hosts of the arenaviruses, for which natural host relationships have been well characterized.
The taxa considered are the class Mammalia and the orders Chiroptera, Rodentia and Carnivora.
0) Subtotal Total * Member of the order Rodentia, family Sciuridae.