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Rodentia

rodentia

(Science: zoology) An order of mammals having two (rarely four) large incisor teeth in each jaw, distant from the molar teeth. The rats, squirrels, rabbits, marmots, and beavers belong to this order.

The incisor teeth are long, curved, and strongly enameled on the outside, so as to keep a cutting edge. They have a persistent pulp and grow continuously.

Origin: NL. See Rodent.


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Chipmunk: Species identification

... heterotrophs that use oxygen and can reproduce sexually. -Chordata: Notochords and nerve chords -Mammalia: middle ear bones, hair, mammary glands -Rodentia: specialized teeth -Sciuridae: skull structure -Tamias: pouched cheeks

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by nbenvenuto
Tue Mar 04, 2008 2:06 am
 
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Topic: Chipmunk: Species identification
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Chipmunk: Species identification

... i looked every where for the characterics of why the Hopi Chipmunk are in these taxons: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Rodentia Family: Sciuridae Genus: Tamias Species: T. rufus ...can you guys help me out on this please!

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by nbenvenuto
Mon Mar 03, 2008 11:10 pm
 
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"Twenty questions"-biology game

Beaver???...I see it really cute No! Hmm...let's conclude what we know-it doesn't truly hibernate,long tail,small animal,North America,order Rodentia,Stripes.Next hint-it lives in a burrow! :)

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by alwaysasking
Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:12 am
 
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"Twenty questions"-biology game

Ok, I know. A hamster :) Rodentia Cricetinae No :lol:

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by alwaysasking
Wed Jun 20, 2007 8:32 am
 
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"Twenty questions"-biology game

Skunks are cute if you have a bad cold:) Ok, I know. A hamster :) Rodentia Cricetinae

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by MichaelXY
Wed Jun 20, 2007 12:25 am
 
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