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order

rodents
Rodentia Bowditch, 1821

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals

Temporal range:Upper Paleocene - recent

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Important groups

Sciuridae - squirrels, Castoridae - beavers, Hystricidae - old world porcupines, Myocastoridae - coypus, Erethizontidae - new world porcupines, Caviidae - Cavies and Maras, Dasyproctidae - agoutis and acuchis, Octodontidae, Capromyidae - West Indian hutias, Muridae - mice, Dipodidae, Myoxidae - dormice
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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 7

suborder Hystricomorpha Brandt, 1855 - Hystricomorphs
suborder Sciuromorpha Brandt, 1855
suborder Myomorpha Brandt, 1855
suborder Anomaluromorpha Bugge, 1974
suborder Sciuravida

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Explanations

extinct taxon