Cricetidae, Fischer, 1817

Amr, Zuhair S., Abu, Mohammad A., Qumsiyeh, Mazin & Eid, Ehab, 2018, Systematics, distribution and ecological analysis of rodents in Jordan, Zootaxa 4397 (1), pp. 1-94 : 18

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4397.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DAB14765-7C9C-41FF-9ECF-563B82B9D258

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5991725

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https://treatment.plazi.org/id/C32887CB-FF81-BA72-FF3D-FA01FD69ECBC

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Plazi

scientific name

Cricetidae
status

 

Family Cricetidae  

Most members of this family have well developed cheek pouches. Tail is usually short and densely covered with hair. One of the most distinctive features of this family is the presence of tuberculated cheekteeth in two longitudinal rows (Wilson & Reeder, 2005).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Rodentia

Family

Cricetidae