Muridae Illiger, 1815

Family in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaRodentia

  • 2,271,773

    Occurrences
  • 2,229

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Muridae Illiger, 1815

Common names

  • mice eng
  • rats eng
  • voles eng
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted family

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Abhandl. K. Akad. Wiss. , Berlin for 1804-11 p. 46, 129

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

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All 1,372,553 | In viewable area

Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Rodentia
family
Muridae
genus
511
species
2,229
 
complete classification

Description

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Bibliography

King, C. M. ; Roberts, C. D. ; Bell, B. D. ; Fordyce, R. E. ; Nicol, R. S. ; Worthy, T. H. ; Paulin, C. D. ; Hitchmough, R. A. ; Keyes, I. W. ; Baker, A. N. ; Stewart, A. L. ; Hiller, N. ; McDowall, R. M. ; Holdaway, R. N. ; McPhee, R. P. ; Schwarzhans, W. W. ; Tennyson, A. J. D. ; Rust, R. ; Macadie, I. , Compiled by King, C. M. ; Baker, A. M. ; Fordyce, R. E. 24: Phylum CHORDATA: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, Living and Holocene mammals and extinct non-marine mammals. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.

NZIB February 2012

NZIB June 2012

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.