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Cricetomyinae

(Subfamily)

Overview

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A Sub-family in the Kingdom Animalia.

Taxonomy

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The Subfamily Cricetomyinae is a member of the Family Muridae. Here is the complete "parentage" of Cricetomyinae:

The Subfamily Cricetomyinae is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Beamys

Beamys is a genus of rodent in the Nesomyidae family. It contains the following species: [more]

Cricetomys

The giant pouched rats (genus Cricetomys) of sub-Saharan Africa are large muroid rodents. Their head and body lengths range from 25?45 cm (9?18 in) with scaly tails ranging from 36?46 cm (14?18 in). They weigh between 1.0 and 1.5 kg. [more]

Saccostomus

Saccostomus is a genus of rodent in the Nesomyidae family. It contains the following species: [more]

At least 3 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Saccostomus.

More info about the Genus Saccostomus may be found here.

Sources

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Last Revised: October 03, 2013
2013/10/03 21:03:53