Mammal Diversity

Order Rodentia

SquirrelFamily:Sciuridae

ChipmunkFamily:Sciuridae

Prairie DogFamily:Sciuridae

BeaverFamily:Castoridae

Kangaroo RatFamily:Heteromyidae

Bottas Pocket GopherFamily:Geomyidae

JerboaFamily:Dipodidae

Roborovskis Dwarf HamsterFamily:Cricetidae

Bank VoleFamily:Cricetidae

MuskratFamily:Cricetidae

Deer MouseFamily:Cricetidae

GerbilFamily:Muridae

SpringhaasFamily:Pedetidae

GundiFamily:Ctenodactylidae

Naked Mole RatFamily:Bathyergidae

African PorcupineFamily:Hystricidae

North American PorcupineFamily:Erethizontidae

ChinchillaFamily:Chinchillidae

CapybaraFamily:Caviidae

Guinea PigFamily:Caviidae

Red-Rumped AgoutiFamily:Dasyproctidae

NutriaFamily:Myocastoridae

33 Families, 2277 Species
Rats, mice, squirrels, capybara
Worldwide (not Antarctica)
Incisors & cheek teeth separated by diastema, ever–growing incisors
6 g to over 50 kg.

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