Hystricomorpha


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Hystricomorpha

[‚his·trə·kō′mȯr·fə]
(vertebrate zoology)
A superorder of the class Rodentia.
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Unusually large sex chromosomes: new methods of measuring and description of karyotypes of six rodents (Myomorpha and Hystricomorpha) and one lagomorph (Ochontonidae).
the level of CG versus AT richness) but variable to other regions (isochores), have been analyzed in various mammals, yielding a specific pattern in myomorphic rodents not found among the Infraorder Sciuromorpha (Suborder Sciurognathi) or the Infraorder Hystricomorpha (Suborder Hystricognathi, Sabeur et al.