Muroidea

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a superfamily of rodents essentially equal to the suborder Myomorpha but with the Dipodidae excluded

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Whereas the Aragonian/Vallesian transition (that is the Middle/Late Miocene boundary) did not represent any remarkable change in the rodent assemblages, during the early/late Vallesian one most of the glirids and eomyids, together with some muroids (Megacricetodon, Eumyarion) seem to have disappeared.
Number of individuals (n) and relative frequency (%) of the species of muroid rodents in the diet of the barn owl (pellets) and in the trap samplings (traps) in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, with the values of Manly's alpha ([alpha]) preference index.
Evolutionary history of the most speciose mammals: Molecular phylogeny of muroid rodents.
** Baiomys taylori 8 (4.19) 4 (1.98) 3 (1.90) Onychomys 5 (2.26) 2 (0.99) 12 (7.59) leucogaster Sigmodon 43 (17.80) 53 (26.24) 20 (12.66) hispidus Rattus rattus -- -- 1 (0.63) Mus musculus 2 (1.05) 14 (6.92) 4 (2.53) Unidentified 1 (0.52) 2 (0.99) 2 (1.28) muroid Unidentified -- -- -- reptile Unidentified 3 (1.57) 2 (0.99) 4 (2.53) bird Total 191 (100.00) 202 (100.00) 158 (100.00) 20 May 1989 Total Species (66 pellets) (263 pellets) Cryptotis 3 (2.623) 79 (11.88) parva Notiosorex -- 1 (0.15) crawfordi Sylvilagus 3 (2.63) 6 (0.90) floridanus Geomys 15 (13.16) 31 (4.66) bursarius Chaetodipus 35 (30.70) 155 (23.31) hispidus Dipodomys 12 (10.53) 22 (3.31) ordii Reithrodontomys 12 (10.53) 115 (17.29) sp.
Mice, voles and hamsters: metabolic rates and adaptive strategies in muroid rodents.
(4) 76 (34.7) 142 (21.7) Baiomys taylori 3 (1.4) 16 (2.5) Sigmodon hispidus 24 (10.9) 100 (15.3) Mus musculus 16 (7.3) 12 (1.8) Unidentified muroid rodent 2 (0.9) 16 (2.5) Passerine bird 3 (1.4) 3 (0.4) (1) 56 whole pellets plus some broken pellets and disassociated material.
Based on data presented in Table 1, the small muroid rodents Reithrodontomys and Baiomys, and the hispid pocket mouse, Chaetodipus hispidus, are important staples in owl diets throughout the year.
DNA/DNA hybridization studies of muroid rodents: symmetry and rates of molecular evolution.
Effects of extra food on population fluctuation pattern of the muroid rodent Calomys venustus.
Muroid systematics is largely based on craniodental morphology, an emphasis that reflects the remarkable anatomical variety of the head skeleton even among closely related lineages (Fig.