family Geomyidae


family Geomyidae
noun
North American pocket gophers
Syn: ↑Geomyidae
Hypernyms: ↑mammal family
Member Holonyms: ↑Sciuromorpha, ↑suborder Sciuromorpha
Member Meronyms:

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  • Geomyidae — noun North American pocket gophers • Syn: ↑family Geomyidae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑Sciuromorpha, ↑suborder Sciuromorpha • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • mammal family — noun a family of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossidae, ↑family Tachyglossidae, ↑Ornithorhynchidae, ↑family Ornithorhynchidae, ↑Didelphidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Geomyoidea — Taxobox name = Geomyoid rodents fossil range = Early Eocene Recent image width = 250px image caption = Kangaroo rat regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia subordo = Castorimorpha superfamilia = Geomyoidea… …   Wikipedia

  • Mammal classification — Over 70% of mammal species are in the orders Rodentia (blue), Chiroptera (red), and Soricomorpha (yellow) Mammalia is a class of animal within the Phylum Chordata. Mammal classification has been through several iterations since Carolus Linnaeus… …   Wikipedia

  • Pocket gopher — Taxobox name = Pocket gophers fossil range = Early Oligocene Recent image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia superfamilia = Geomyoidea familia = Geomyidae familia authority = Bonaparte, 1845… …   Wikipedia

  • pocket gopher — any of numerous burrowing rodents of the family Geomyidae, of western and southern North America and Central America, having large, external, fur lined cheek pouches. Also called gopher, pocket rat, pouched rat. See illus. under gopher1. [1870 75 …   Universalium

  • pouched rat — noun burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae having large external cheek pouches; of Central America and southwestern North America • Syn: ↑gopher, ↑pocket gopher • Hypernyms: ↑pocket rat • Hyponyms: ↑plains pocket gopher, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heliscomyidae — Taxobox name = Heliscomyidae fossil range = Middle Eocene to Early Miocene regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia subordo = Castorimorpha superfamilia = Geomyoidea familia = †Heliscomyidae familia authority = Korth …   Wikipedia

  • Mojavemyinae — Temporal range: middle to late Miocene Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class …   Wikipedia

  • Geomys — noun type genus of the Geomyidae • Syn: ↑genus Geomys • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Geomyidae, ↑family Geomyidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary