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Synonyms for Heteromyidae

small New World burrowing mouselike rodents with fur-lined cheek pouches and hind limbs and tail adapted to leaping

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2010), no individuals from the three species (Chaetodipus hispidus, Dipodomys ordii, and Perognathus merriami) of the family Heteromyidae captured in this study tested positive for arenavirus antibodies.
pocket gopher -- 2 1 Heteromyidae Chaetodipus californicus, California pocket mouse x -- -- Chaetodipus sp.
Simultaneously, densities of rodents (families Heteromyidae, Muridae, and Sciuridae) were estimated on three replicate circular 1.
Family/Species Common name Heteromyidae Dipodomys merriami Merriam's kangaroo rat Chaetodipus spp.
Pocket mice (Perognathus and Chaetodipus) of the rodent family Heteromyidae are comprised of species generally adapted to arid and semi-arid regions of the western United States and Mexico.