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Muroidea  Illiger, 1811
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970141

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Superfamily  
  Synonym(s): Muriformes Tullberg, 1899
 
    Myoidea Gill, 1872
 
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Family Calomyscidae Vorontsov and Potapova, 1979  
                                        Family Cricetidae Fischer, 1817  
                                        Family Muridae Illiger, 1811 – campagnols, rats, souris, mice, rats, voles 
                                        Family Nesomyidae Forsyth Major, 1897  
                                        Family Platacanthomyidae Alston, 1876  
                                        Family Spalacidae Gray, 1821  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Carleton, Michael D., and Guy G. Musser / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Order Rodentia   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 745-752   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
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  Reference for: Muroidea   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Musser, Guy G., and Michael D. Carleton / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Superfamily Muroidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 894-1531   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
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  Comment: Comments: Although a loose group concept of Muroidea emerged with Gill's 1872 classification (as Myoidea), its contents and definition were most substantively advanced in Tullberg's (1899) seminal monograph (as Muriformes) and its usage popularized in Miller and Gidley's (1918) supergeneric arrangement of Rodentia (as Muroidae). The landmark classification of Simpson (1945) standardized the superfamily's spelling, using the now familiar family-group suffix. With the exception of Gliridae, included by...  
 

 

   

 
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