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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2012: Phylogenetic position of the genus Proedromys (Arvicolinae, Rodentia): evidence from nuclear and mitochondrial DNA.
The reinstatement of the status of Genus Ccaryomys (Thomads, 1911) (Rodentia: Microtinae).
Ferguson-Smith, "Chromosome homologies of the highly rearranged karyotypes of four Akodon species (Rodentia, Cricetidae) resolved by reciprocal chromosome painting: the evolution of the lowest diploid number in rodents," Chromosome Research, vol.
A new species of grass mouse, genus Akodon Meyen, 1833 (Rodentia, Sigmodontinae), from the central Peruvian Yungas.
morainensis (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the Mexican ground squirrel Spermophilus mexicanus (Rodentia: Sciuridae), in south central Texas, U.S.A.
Baja California Triatominae (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) and their hosts (Rodentia: Cricetidae).
Comparative analysis of burrow systems of seven species of pocket gophers (Rodentia: Geomyidae).
Yigit, "A study on karyotypic evolution of the genus Spalax Guoldenstaedt, 1770 (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Turkey," Israel Journal of Zoology, vol.