Sentence Examples with the word muridae

Of the Muridae there are several genera and a large number of species, some of them evidently importations from the Old World.

For the distinctive characteristics of the family Muridae and the genus Mus, to which true rats and true mice alike belong, see Rodentia.

The characteristics of the Muridae are those of the Myoidea generally, as given above under the heading of the Spalacidae.

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The last representatives of the Muridae are confined to Australasia and the Philippines, and constitute the sub-family Hydromyinae, characterized by the very general presence of only two pairs of molars in each jaw.