Taxon profile


Muridae Illiger, 1811

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Rodentia - rodents »  suborder Myomorpha


Mus musculus - Eastern House Mouse

Mus musculus - Eastern House Mouse

Author: Miloš Anděra

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Included taxa

Number of records: 17

subfamily Murinae - old world rats and mice
subfamily Arvicolinae - voles
subfamily Calomyscinae - mouse-like hamsters
subfamily Gerbillinae Gray, 1825 - gerbils and jirds
subfamily Cricetinae - hamsters
subfamily Cricetomyinae - Pouched Rats
subfamily Dendromurinae - climbing mouses
subfamily Lophiomyinae - crested rats
subfamily Myospalacinae - Zokors
subfamily Mystromyinae - white-tailed mouses
subfamily Nesomyinae - Madagascar Mice
subfamily Otomyinae - African Vlei Rats
subfamily Petromyscinae - Rock Mice
subfamily Platacanthomyinae - Spiny Dormice
subfamily Rhizomyinae - bamboo rats
subfamily Sigmodontinae - New World Mice

Muridae incertae sedis

genus Parapodemus Schaub, 1938

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [e92ab140-99ff-40e8-be6c-481747869360]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Muridae]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Muridae]

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