Definition of Rodentia. Meaning of Rodentia. Synonyms of Rodentia

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Definition of Rodentia

Rodentia
Rodentia Ro*den"ti*a, n. pl. [NL. See Rodent, a.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of mammals having two (rarely four) large incisor teeth in each jaw, distant from the molar teeth. The rats, squirrels, rabbits, marmots, and beavers belong to this order. Note: The incisor teeth are long, curved, and strongly enameled on the outside, so as to keep a cutting edge. They have a persistent pulp and grow continuously.

Meaning of Rodentia from wikipedia

- Rodents (from Latin rodere, "to gnaw") are mammals of the order Rodentia (/roʊˈdɛnʃə/), which are characterized by a single pair of continuously growing...
- Antarctica. This list contains 2,276 species in 489 genera in the order Rodentia. Genus Ctenodactylus North African gundi, (C. gundi) Val's gundi, (C. vali)...
- Ecological Correlates, and Molecular Evolution Within the Cavioidea (Mammalia, Rodentia)". Molecular Biology and Evolution. 19 (3): 263–277. doi:10.1093/oxfordjournals...
- ; B. Vohralík (2013). "Taxonomic revision of the Palaearctic rodents (Rodentia). Part 2. Sciuridae: Urocitellus, Marmota and Sciurotamias". Lynx, N. S...
- belong to the infraorder Hystricognathi within the profoundly diverse order Rodentia and display superficially similar coats of quills: despite this, the two...
- ; B. Vohralík (2013). "Taxonomic revision of the Palaearctic rodents (Rodentia). Part 2. Sciuridae: Urocitellus, Marmota and Sciurotamias". Lynx, n. s...
- porcupine families belong to the Hystricognathi branch of the vast order Rodentia, they are quite different and are not closely related. New World porcupines...
- armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus Order: Rodentia   Family: Castoridae North American beaver, Castor canadensis Order: Rodentia   Family: Geomyidae Plains pocket...
- medium-sized, long-tailed rodents. Species of rats are found throughout the order Rodentia, but stereotypical rats are found in the genus Rattus. Other rat genera...
- Light, J. E. (2010). "Systematic review of endemic Sulawesi squirrels (Rodentia, Sciuridae), with descriptions of new species of ****ociated sucking lice...
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