List of rodents

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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 Hydrochaeridae[edit]

Family Dasyproctidae[edit]

Family Cuniculidae[edit]

Family Ctenomyidae[edit]

Family Octodontidae[edit]

Family Abrocomidae[edit]

Family Echimyidae[edit]

Subfamily Dactylomyinae[edit]

Subfamily Echimyinae[edit]

Subfamily Eumysopinae[edit]

Subfamily Heteropsomyinae[edit]

Family Capromyidae[edit]

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]

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]

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]

Subfamily Cricetinae[edit]

Subfamily Arvicolinae[edit]

Subfamily Tylomyinae[edit]

Tribe Nyctomyini[edit]
Tribe Tylomyini[edit]

Subfamily Neotominae[edit]

Subfamily Sigmodontinae[edit]

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]

Subfamily Leimacomyinae[edit]

Subfamily Deomyinae[edit]

Subfamily Otomyinae[edit]

Subfamily Gerbillinae[edit]

Subfamily Murinae[edit]

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