Mice

Mice

Scientific Classification Kingdom:  Animalia Phylum:  Chordata Class:  Mammalia Order:  Rodentia Superfamily:  Muroi Family:  Muridae Subfamily:  Murinae Genus:  Mus A mouse (plural: mice) is a tiny mammal associated with the group of rodents, their peculiar characteristics are a small rounded ears, pointed snout and a long bare tail with no hairs. The general house mouse (Mus … Read more

Rattus Rattus

Rattus Rattus

Scientific Classification Kingdom:  Animalia Phylum:  Chordata Class:  Mammalia Order:  Rodentia Family:  Muridae Subfamily:  Murinae Genus:  Rattus Species R. rattus Binomial name:  Rattus rattus Its Journey from Asia, Onto Rome, Europe and the Rest of the World The Rattus Rattus or the black rat is the familiar rodent with a long tail, forming a part of … Read more

Gopher

Gopher

Scientific Classification Kingdom:  Animalia Phylum:  Chordata Class:  Mammalia Order:  Rodentia Family:  Geomyidae Gopher-A Distinctive Small Sized Burrowing Rodent If you access gopher sites on the Internet, you will find that this is a popular term for any of those distinctive small-sized burrowing rodents widespread in North America. This species includes the pocket gophers, coming from … Read more

Greater Egyptian Jerboa

Greater Egyptian Jerboa

Scientific Classification Kingdom:  Animalia Phylum:  Chordata Class:  Mammalia Order:  Rodentia Family:  Dipodidae Genus:  Jaculus Species:  J. orientalis Binomial name:  Jaculus orientalis This undersized Jerboa appears as a perfect combination of assorted spare parts of animals, yet it splendidly adjusts to harsh surroundings similar to the Sahara and Gobi Deserts. It has association with Dipodidae or … Read more

Zebra Mice

Zebra Mice

Scientific Classification Kingdom:  Animalia Phylum:  Chordata Class:  Mammalia Order:  Rodentia Family:  Muridae Subfamily:  Murinae Genus:  Lemniscomys The Zebra mice belong to the genus of murine rodents hailing from Africa, at times people refer to them as the striped grass mouse. They have black stripes that extend from head to tail on their dorsal surface and either … Read more

Siberian Chipmunk

Siberian Chipmunk

Scientific Classification Kingdom:  Animalia Phylum:  Chordata Class:  Mammalia Order:  Rodentia Suborder:  Sciuromorpha Family:  Sciuridae Tribe:  Marmotini Subtribe:  Tamiina Genus:  Tamias Chipmunks belong to the family of rodents. Anatomy The Siberian chipmunks are typical of having five dark and white stripes, 18 to 25 cm long on their backs; the middle stripe is continuous along the … Read more

Deer Mouse

Deer Mouse

Scientific Classification Kingdom:  Animalia Phylum:  Chordata Class:  Mammalia Order:  Rodentia Family:  Cricetidae Genus:  Peromyscus Species:  Maniculatus The Most Well-Known and Widespread Animal in North America Deer mouse Peromyscus Mniculatus is one of the species of the genus Peromyscus. It is the most well-known and widespread animal in North America that most people know by its common … Read more

Short-eared Elephant Shrew

Short-eared Elephant Shrew

Scientific Classification Kingdom:  Animalia Phylum:  Chordata Class:  Mammalia Order:  Macroscelidea Family:  Macroscelididae Genus:  Macroscelides Species:  M. proboscideus Binomial name:  Macroscelides proboscideus The short-eared elephant shrew Macroscelides Proboscideus, otherwise called round-eared elephant shrew or as round-eared sengi, belonging to the family of Macroscelididae, is a variety of elephant shrew. There is only one of its variety … Read more

Golden Hamster

Golden Hamster

Scientific Classification Kingdom:  Animalia Phylum:  Chordata Subphylum:  Vertebrata Class:  Mammalia Order: Rodentia Suborder:  Myomorpha Superfamily:  Muroidea Family:  Cricetidae Subfamily:  Cricetinae Genus:  Mesocricetus Species:  M. auratus Binomial name:  Mesocricetus auratus Hamster Mesocericetus auraturs or the Golden Hamster or Syrian Hamster, , belongs to the subfamily of the rodent Cricetinae. They are at risk in the wild; … Read more

Emin’s Pouched Rat

Emin's Pouched Rat

Scientific Classification Kingdom:  Animalia Phylum:  Chordata Class:  Mammalia Order:  Rodentia Superfamily:  Muroidea Family:  Nesomyidae Subfamily:  Cricetomyinae Genus:  Cricetomys Species:  C. emini Binomial name:  Crycetomys emini Emin’s pouched rat (cricetomys emini), otherwise called African pouched rat belonging to the muriod super family, is a big rat. It has a close association with the cricetomys gambianus, the … Read more