Muridae

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 : 22

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.5991741

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/C32887CB-FF85-BA76-FF3D-F95CFED1EDB8

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Plazi

scientific name

Muridae
status

 

Family Muridae

Recent treatments of Order Rodentia made radical changes in the systematic of this order. By now three main subfamilies are known to occur in Jordan ( Gerbillinae , Murinae and Deomyinae ). This family includes rats, jirds and gerbils. This family includes generalized species that assume different life styles. It includes rats, mice and other forest inhabitants. Many species are considered serious pests of economic and health importance (Wilson & Reeder, 2005).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Rodentia

Family

Muridae