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List of rodents

Rattus norvegicus

Rodents are animals that gnaw with two continuously growing incisors. Forty percent of mammal species are rodents, and they inhabit every continent except Antarctica.

This list contains 2,276 species in 489 genera in the order Rodentia.[1]

Suborder Hystricomorpha

Family Ctenodactylidae

Family Diatomyidae

Family Bathyergidae

Family Hystricidae

Family Petromuridae

Family Thryonomyidae

Family Erethizontidae

Subfamily Chaetomyinae

Subfamily Erethizontinae

Family Chinchillidae

Family Dinomyidae

Family Caviidae

Subfamily Caviinae

Subfamily Dolichotinae

Subfamily Hydrochoerinae

Family Dasyproctidae

Family Cuniculidae

Cuniculus paca

Family Ctenomyidae


Family Octodontidae

Octodon degus

Family Abrocomidae

Family Echimyidae

Hoplomys gymnurus

Subfamily Dactylomyinae

Subfamily Echimyinae

Diplomys caniceps

Subfamily Eumysopinae

Mesomys hispidus female

Subfamily Heteropsomyinae

Family Capromyidae

Capromys pilorides

Subfamily Capromyinae

Subfamily Plagiodontinae

Subfamily Isolobodontinae

Subfamily Hexolobodontinae

Family Heptaxodontidae

Subfamily Clidomyinae

Subfamily Heptaxodontinae

Family Myocastoridae

Suborder Anomaluromorpha

Aethurus glirinus

Family Anomaluridae

Subfamily Anomalurinae

Subfamily Zenkerellinae

Family Pedetidae

Suborder Sciuromorpha

Family Aplodontidae

Family Sciuridae

Subfamily Ratufinae

Subfamily Sciurillinae

Subfamily Sciurinae

Tribe Sciurini
Tribe Pteromyini

Subfamily Callosciurinae

Subfamily Xerinae

Tribe Xerini
Tribe Protoxerini
Tribe Marmotini

Family Gliridae

Subfamily Graphiurinae

Subfamily Leithiinae

Subfamily Glirinae

Suborder Castorimorpha

Family Castoridae

Family Geomyidae

Family Heteromyidae

Subfamily Dipodomyinae

Dipodomys ordi

Subfamily Heteromyinae

Subfamily Perognathinae

Chaetodipus baileyi

Suborder Myomorpha

Family Dipodidae

Subfamily Allactaginae

Subfamily Cardiocraniinae

Subfamily Dipodinae

Subfamily Euchoreutinae

Subfamily Sicistinae

Subfamily Zapodinae

Family Platacanthomyidae

Family Spalacidae

Subfamily Myospalacinae

Subfamily Rhizomyinae

Subfamily Tachyoryctinae

Subfamily Spalacinae

Family Calomyscidae

Family Nesomyidae

Subfamily Petromyscinae

Subfamily Delanymyinae

Subfamily Dendromurinae

Subfamily Mystromyinae

Subfamily Cricetomyinae

Subfamily Nesomyinae

Family Cricetidae

Subfamily Lophiomyinae

Lophiomys imhausi

Subfamily Cricetinae

Subfamily Arvicolinae

Subfamily Tylomyinae

Tribe Nyctomyini
Tribe Tylomyini

Subfamily Neotominae

Subfamily Sigmodontinae

Sigmodon hispidus
Tribe Abrotrichini
Tribe Akodontini
Tribe Ichthyomyini
Tribe Oryzomyini
Tribe Phyllotini
Tribe Reithrodontini
Tribe Sigmodontini
Tribe Thomasomyini

Family Muridae

Lophuromys sikapusi
Otomys sloggetti
Otomys irroratus

Subfamily Leimacomyinae

Subfamily Deomyinae

Subfamily Otomyinae

Parotomys brantsii

Subfamily Gerbillinae

Subfamily Murinae

See also


  1. ^ Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. (2005). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.

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