Rodent

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Rodents
Temporal range: Late Paleocene–recent
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Left tae richt an tap tae bottom: Springhare (Anomaluromorpha), black rat (Myomorpha), reid squirrel (Sciuromorpha), North American beaver (Castorimorpha), an capybara (Hystricomorpha)
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
(unranked): Glires
Order: Rodentia
Bowdich, 1821
Suborders

Sciuromorpha
Castorimorpha
Myomorpha
Anomaluromorpha
Hystricomorpha

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Combined range o aw rodent species

Rodents are mammals o the order Rodentia, characterised bi a single pair o continuously growin incisors in each o the upper an lawer jaws that must be kept short bi gnawin.[1][2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "rodent - Encyclopedia.com". Retrieved 2007-11-03. 
  2. "Rodents: Gnawing Animals". Retrieved 2007-11-03.