Murinae


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Murinae

[myu̇′rī‚nē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A subfamily of the Muridae which contains such forms as the striped mouse, house mouse, harvest mouse, and field mouse.
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Systematic review of New Guinea Leptomys (Muridae, Murinae) with descriptions of two new species.
Microtus califomicus Murinae Seoul HFRS Rattus norvegicus Subfamily Virus Reference Sigmodontinae Sin Nombre Nichol, S.T.
Molecular evidence that the spiny mouse (Acomys) is more closely related to gerbils (Gerbillinae) than true mice (Murinae).
Phylogeny and biogeography of African Murinae based on mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences, with a new tribal classification of the subfamily.
Several viruses associated with the old-world subfamily Murinae cause hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) in Asia and Europe.
The chromosomes of Micromys minutus (Rodentia, Murinae).
2008: An assessment of feeding of the forest dormouse (Dryomys nitedula, Rodentia) and yellow niked mouse (Apodemus flavipectus, Murinae, Rodentia) related to their seasonal activity.
Molecular identification of four cryptic species of Mastomys (Rodentia, Murinae).
The taxa Muridae Sigmodontinae with 31 native and one introduced taxa (the muskrat); the Muridae: Murinae comprising three introduced pest species (the Norwegian rat, the Black rat and the House mouse).
pinetorum (LeConte), woodland vole I Ondatra ziethicus (Linnaeus), muskrat I Synaptomys cooperi Baird, I southern bog lemming Subfamily Murinae Mus musculus Linnaeus, house mouse I Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout), I Norway rat The black rat, Rattus rattus, was extirpated about 1845 but is not included above because it was not native.
A total of 171 species of rodents, which belong to 10 subfamilies, have been found; the subfamilies Murinae and Microtinae contain 38 and 43 species, respectively.

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