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Heteromyidae (kangaroo rats, pocket mice, and relatives)

Wikipedia Abstract

Heteromyidae is a family of rodents comprised by kangaroo rats, kangaroo mice, and pocket mice. Most heteromyids live in complex burrows within the deserts and grasslands of western North America, though species within the genera Heteromys and Liomys are also found in forests and their range extends down as far as northern South America.
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Genus

Chaetodipus (coarse-haired pocket mice) (18)
Dipodomys (kangaroo rats) (20)   (3)
Heteromys (forest spiny pocket mice) (11)   (2)
Liomys (spiny pocket mice) (5)   (1)
Microdipodops (kangaroo mice) (2)
Perognathus (silky pocket mice) (9)   (1)

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