family Heteromyidae


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Synonyms for family 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.
Rodent responses to the burn were substantially in accord with our earlier model predicting that fire-caused reductions in ground cover would favor species in the family Heteromyidae over species in the family Cricetidae (Jones et al.
Within the rodent family Heteromyidae, running endurance is positively correlated with body mass across four bipedal species, but not across four quadrupedal species (Djawdan 1992).
North America has the endemic family Heteromyidae, which includes several extremely desert-adapted genera (e.
The family Heteromyidae had one genus, Heteromys, with two species.