List of rodents

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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 2271 species in 491 genera in the order Rodentia.

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Suborder Hystricomorpha[edit]

Family Ctenodactylidae[edit]

Family Diatomyidae[edit]

Family Bathyergidae[edit]

Family Hystricidae[edit]

Family Petromuridae[edit]

Family Thryonomyidae[edit]

Family Erethizontidae[edit]

Subfamily Chaetomyinae[edit]

Subfamily Erethizontinae[edit]

Family Chinchillidae[edit]

Family Dinomyidae[edit]

Family Caviidae[edit]

Subfamily Caviinae[edit]

Subfamily Dolichotinae[edit]

Subfamily Hydrochoerinae[edit]

Family Dasyproctidae[edit]

Family Cuniculidae[edit]

Cuniculus paca

Family Ctenomyidae[edit]

Ctenomyidae

Family Octodontidae[edit]

octodon Degus

Family Abrocomidae[edit]

Family Echimyidae[edit]

Hoplomys gymnurus

Subfamily Dactylomyinae[edit]

Subfamily Echimyinae[edit]

Diplomys caniceps

Subfamily Eumysopinae[edit]

Subfamily Heteropsomyinae[edit]

Family Capromyidae[edit]

Capromys pilorides

Subfamily Capromyinae[edit]

Subfamily Plagiodontinae[edit]

Subfamily Isolobodontinae[edit]

Subfamily Hexolobodontinae[edit]

Family Heptaxodontidae[edit]

Subfamily Clidomyinae[edit]

Subfamily Heptaxodontinae[edit]

Family Myocastoridae[edit]

Suborder Anomaluromorpha[edit]

pedetes
Aethurus glirinus

Family Anomaluridae[edit]

Subfamily Anomalurinae[edit]

Subfamily Zenkerellinae[edit]

Family Pedetidae[edit]

Suborder Sciuromorpha[edit]

Family Aplodontidae[edit]

Family Sciuridae[edit]

Subfamily Ratufinae[edit]

Subfamily Sciurillinae[edit]

Subfamily Sciurinae[edit]

Tribe Sciurini[edit]
Tribe Pteromyini[edit]

Subfamily Callosciurinae[edit]

Subfamily Xerinae[edit]

Tribe Xerini[edit]
Tribe Protoxerini[edit]
Tribe Marmotini[edit]

Family Gliridae[edit]

Subfamily Graphiurinae[edit]

Subfamily Leithiinae[edit]

Subfamily Glirinae[edit]

Suborder Castorimorpha[edit]

Ratus canguro
Liomys salvini
Chaetodipus baileyi

Family Castoridae[edit]

Family Geomyidae[edit]

Family Heteromyidae[edit]

Subfamily Dipodomyinae[edit]

Subfamily Heteromyinae[edit]

Subfamily Perognathinae[edit]

Suborder Myomorpha[edit]

Family Dipodidae[edit]

Subfamily Allactaginae[edit]

Subfamily Cardiocraniinae[edit]

Subfamily Dipodinae[edit]

Subfamily Euchoreutinae[edit]

Subfamily Sicistinae[edit]

Subfamily Zapodinae[edit]

Family Platacanthomyidae[edit]

Family Spalacidae[edit]

Subfamily Myospalacinae[edit]

Subfamily Rhizomyinae[edit]

Subfamily Tachyoryctinae[edit]

Subfamily Spalacinae[edit]

Family Calomyscidae[edit]

Family Nesomyidae[edit]

Subfamily Petromyscinae[edit]

Subfamily Delanymyinae[edit]

Subfamily Dendromurinae[edit]

Subfamily Mystromyinae[edit]

Subfamily Cricetomyinae[edit]

Subfamily Nesomyinae[edit]

Family Cricetidae[edit]

Subfamily Lophiomyinae[edit]

Lophiomys imhausi

Subfamily Cricetinae[edit]

Subfamily Arvicolinae[edit]

Subfamily Tylomyinae[edit]

Tribe Nyctomyini[edit]
Tribe Tylomyini[edit]

Subfamily Neotominae[edit]

Subfamily Sigmodontinae[edit]

Sigmodon hispidus
Tribe Abrotrichini[edit]
Tribe Akodontini[edit]
Tribe Ichthyomyini[edit]
Tribe Oryzomyini[edit]
Tribe Phyllotini[edit]
Tribe Reithrodontini[edit]
Tribe Sigmodontini[edit]
Tribe Thomasomyini[edit]

Family Muridae[edit]

Acomys
Lophuromys sikapusi
Otomys sloggetti
Otomys irroratus

Subfamily Leimacomyinae[edit]

Subfamily Deomyinae[edit]

Subfamily Otomyinae[edit]

Parotomys brantsii

Subfamily Gerbillinae[edit]

Subfamily Murinae[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]