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Muridae

Wikipedia Abstract

The Muridae, or murids, are the largest family of rodents and indeed of mammals, containing over 700 species found naturally throughout Eurasia, Africa, and Australia. A few species, including the house mouse, brown rat and black rat, have been introduced worldwide. The group includes true mice and rats, gerbils, and relatives.The name Muridae comes from the Latin mus (genitive muris), meaning "mouse".
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Genus

Abditomys (Luzon broad-toothed rat) (1)
Abeomelomys (1)
Acomys (Old World spiny mice and spiny mice) (22)
Aethomys (rock rats) (9)
Ammodillus (ammodile and walo) (1)
Anisomys (squirrel-toothed rat) (1)
Anonymomys (Mindoro rat) (1)
Apodemus (Old World field mice) (20)
Apomys (Phillipine forest mice and Phillipine mice) (9)
Archboldomys (Mt. Isarog shrew mouse) (2)
Arvicanthis (grass rats) (7)
Baiyankamys (2)
Bandicota (bandicoot rats) (3)
Batomys (hairy-tailed rats and Luzon and Mindanao forest rats) (4)   (1)
Berylmys (white-toothed rats) (4)
Brachiones (Przewalski's gerbil) (1)
Brassomys (1)
Bullimus (Phillipine moss-mice) (3)
Bunomys (hill rats and Sulawesi hill rats) (8)   (2)
Canariomys (Canary Island rat) (1)
Carpomys (Luzon rats and Luzon tree rats) (2)
Chiromyscus (Fea's tree rat) (1)
Chiropodomys (pencil-tailed tree mice) (6)
Chiruromys (New Guinea tree mice and tree mice) (3)
Chrotomys (blazed Luzon shrew rat) (4)
Coccymys (brush mice) (3)
Colomys (African water rat) (1)
Conilurus (rabbit rats) (2)
Coryphomys (Buehler's rat) (1)
Crateromys (bushy-tailed cloud rats) (4)   (3)
Cremnomys (Indian rock rats) (2)   (1)
Crossomys (earless water rat) (1)
Crunomys (Philippine and Sulawesian shrew rats and shrew rats) (4)
Dacnomys (Millard's rat) (1)
Dasymys (shaggy marsh rats) (9)   (1)
Deomys (Congo forest mouse) (1)
Dephomys (defua rats) (2)
Desmodilliscus (pouched gerbil) (1)
Desmodillus (Cape short-eared gerbil) (1)
Desmomys (Harrington's rat) (2)
Diomys (Crump's mouse) (1)
Diplothrix (Ryukyu rat) (1)   (1)
Dipodillus (13)
Echiothrix (Sulawesi spiny rat) (2)   (1)
Eropeplus (Sulawesi soft-furred rat) (1)
Gerbilliscus (11)
Gerbillurus (hairy-footed gerbils) (4)
Gerbillus (gerbils) (38)   (1)
Golunda (Indian bush rat) (1)
Grammomys (African thicket rats and thicket rats) (12)   (1)
Hadromys (Manipur bush rat) (2)   (1)
Haeromys (pygmy tree mice and ranee mice) (3)
Halmaheramys (1)
Hapalomys (marmoset rats) (2)   (1)
Heimyscus (African smoky mouse) (1)
Hybomys (eastern back-striped mice and striped mice) (6)   (2)
Hydromys (water rats) (4)
Hylomyscus (African wood mice) (10)   (2)
Hyomys (white-eared giant rats) (2)
Kadarsanomys (Sody's tree rat) (1)
Komodomys (Komodo rat) (1)
Lamottemys (Mt. Oku rat) (1)   (1)
Leggadina (Forrest's mouse and Lakeland Downs mouse) (2)
Leimacomys (groove-toothed forest mouse) (1)
Lemniscomys (striped grass mice) (11)
Lenomys (trefoil-toothed giant rat) (1)
Lenothrix (gray tree rat) (1)
Leopoldamys (long-tailed giant rats) (6)
Leporillus (Australian stick-nest rats and stick-nest rats) (2)
Leptomys (New Guinea water rats) (5)
Limnomys (Mindanao mountain rat) (2)
Lophuromys (brush-furred rats) (21)   (2)
Lorentzimys (New Guinean jumping mouse) (1)
Macruromys (New Guinean rats and small-toothed rats) (2)
Madromys (1)
Malacomys (big-eared swamp rats and swamp rats) (3)
Mallomys (New Guinea woolly rats and woolly rats) (4)   (1)
Malpaisomys (lava mice) (1)
Mammelomys (2)
Margaretamys (margareta rats and Margareta's rats) (4)
Mastacomys (1)
Mastomys (multimammate mice) (8)
Maxomys (spiny rats) (17)   (1)
Melasmothrix (Sulawesian shrew rat) (1)
Melomys (banana rats and mosaic-tailed rat) (23)   (6)
Meriones (jirds) (17)   (1)
Mesembriomys (tree rats) (2)
Micaelamys (2)
Microdillus (Somali pygmy gerbil) (1)
Microhydromys (New Guinea shrew mice) (2)
Micromys (Eurasian harvest mouse) (1)
Millardia (Asian soft-furred rats and soft-furred rats) (4)   (1)
Mirzamys (2)
Muriculus (striped-back mouse) (1)
Mus (Old World mice) (39)   (2)   (1)
Musserakis (1)
Musseromys (4)
Mylomys (African groove-toothed rat) (2)
Myomyscus (4)
Myotomys (2)
Nesokia (short-tailed bandicoot rats) (2)   (1)
Nesoromys (1)   (1)
Nilopegamys (1)   (1)
Niviventer (white-bellied rats) (17)   (1)
Notomys (Australian hopping mice and hopping mice) (9)   (1)
Oenomys (rufous-nosed rats) (2)
Otomys (vlei rats) (26)   (2)
Pachyuromys (fat-tailed gerbil) (1)
Palawanomys (Palawan soft-furred mountain rat) (1)
Papagomys (Flores giant tree rats and giant tree rats) (2)
Parahydromys (coarse-haired water rat) (1)
Paraleptomys (New Guinea water rats) (2)   (1)
Paramelomys (9)   (1)
Parotomys (whistling rats) (2)
Paruromys (giant rats) (1)
Paucidentomys (1)
Paulamys (Flores long-nosed rat) (1)   (1)
Pelomys (groove-toothed swamp rat) (5)
Phloeomys (giant cloud rats and Luzon giant cloud rats) (2)
Pithecheir (Malay tree rats) (2)
Pithecheirops (1)
Pogonomelomys (brush mice and New Guinea brush mice) (2)
Pogonomys (New Guinea tree mice) (5)   (1)
Praomys (African soft-furred mice and soft-furred mice) (16)   (2)
Protochromys (1)
Psammomys (fat sand rats) (2)
Pseudohydromys (mottled-tailed shrew mouse) (12)
Pseudomys (Australian native mice) (24)
Rattus (New Guinea rats) (67)   (6)   (3)
Rhabdomys (four-striped grass mouse) (2)
Rhagamys (1)
Rhombomys (great gerbil) (1)
Rhynchomys (shrewlike rats) (2)
Saxatilomys (1)
Sekeetamys (bushy-tailed jird) (1)
Solomys (naked-tailed rats) (5)   (3)
Sommeromys (1)
Soricomys (4)
Spelaeomys (Flores cave rat) (1)
Srilankamys (Ohiya rat) (1)
Stenocephalemys (Ethiopian narrow-headed rats and narrow-headed rats) (4)
Stochomys (target rat) (1)
Sundamys (giant Sunda rats and Sunda rat) (3)   (1)
Taeromys (Sulawesi rats) (7)
Tarsomys (long-footed rats and Phillipine long-footed rats) (2)
Tateomys (greater Sulawesian shrew rats) (2)
Tatera (large naked-soled gerbils) (1)
Taterillus (small naked-soled gerbils) (9)
Thallomys (acacia rats) (4)
Thamnomys (thicket rats) (3)
Tokudaia (Japanese spiny rats) (3)   (3)
Tonkinomys (1)
Tryphomys (Luzon short-nosed rat) (1)
Uranomys (Rudd's mouse) (1)
Uromys (giant naked-tailed rats) (10)   (5)
Vandeleuria (long-tailed climbing mice) (3)   (2)
Vernaya (red climbing mouse) (1)
Waiomys (1)
Xenuromys (rock-dwelling giant rat) (1)
Xeromys (false water rat) (1)
Zelotomys (broad-headed mice) (2)
Zyzomys (Australian rock rats and rock rats) (5)   (2)

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