subfamily

Murinae

21 species

The list of species of Murinae subfamily

The Old World rats and mice, part of the subfamily Murinae in the family Muridae, comprise at least 519 species. Members of this subfamily are called murines. In terms of species richness, this subfamily is larger than all mammal families except the Cricetidae and Muridae, and is larger than all mammal orders except the bats and the remainder of the rodents.

The following is a list of Murinae genus divisions ordered by the continents that they are endemic to. Most of the diversity is located in Southeast Asia and Australasia.

  • Africa
    • Aethomys division – 1 genus
    • Arvicanthis division – 6 genera
    • Colomys division – 3 genera
    • Dasymys division – 8 genera
    • Hybomys division – 3 genera
    • Malacomys division – 1 genus
    • Oenomys division – 5 genea
    • Otomyini division/tribe – 3 genera
    • Stenocephalomys
  • Eurasia
    • Apodemus division – 2 genera
    • Micromys division – 6 genera
    • Genus Mus
  • South Asia
    • Golunda division – 1 genus
    • Millardia division – 4 genera
  • Southeast Asia
    • Dacnomys division – 8 genera
    • Hadromys division – 1 genus
    • Maxomys division – 1 genus
    • Pithecheir division – 6 genera
    • Rattus division – 21 genera
  • Philippines
    • Chrotomys division – 5 genera
    • Crunomys division – 2 genera
    • Phloeomys division – 4 genera
    • Genus Musseromys
  • Sulawesi
    • Crunomys division – 2 genera
    • Echiothrix division – 1 genus
    • Melasmothrix division – 2 genera
  • Moluccas
    • Halmaheramys division – 1 genus
  • New Guinea
    • Hydromys division – 6 genera
    • Lorentzimys division – 1 genus
    • Pogonomys division – 11 genera
    • Uromys division – 5 genera
    • Xeromys division – 3 genera
    • Genus Mirzamys
  • Australia
    • Pseudomys division – 8 genera
This is a part of the Wikipedia article used under the Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). The full text of the article is here → https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murinae 
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The list of species of Murinae subfamily

The Old World rats and mice, part of the subfamily Murinae in the family Muridae, comprise at least 519 species. Members of this subfamily are called murines. In terms of species richness, this subfamily is larger than all mammal families except the Cricetidae and Muridae, and is larger than all mammal orders except the bats and the remainder of the rodents.

The following is a list of Murinae genus divisions ordered by the continents that they are endemic to. Most of the diversity is located in Southeast Asia and Australasia.

  • Africa
    • Aethomys division – 1 genus
    • Arvicanthis division – 6 genera
    • Colomys division – 3 genera
    • Dasymys division – 8 genera
    • Hybomys division – 3 genera
    • Malacomys division – 1 genus
    • Oenomys division – 5 genea
    • Otomyini division/tribe – 3 genera
    • Stenocephalomys
  • Eurasia
    • Apodemus division – 2 genera
    • Micromys division – 6 genera
    • Genus Mus
  • South Asia
    • Golunda division – 1 genus
    • Millardia division – 4 genera
  • Southeast Asia
    • Dacnomys division – 8 genera
    • Hadromys division – 1 genus
    • Maxomys division – 1 genus
    • Pithecheir division – 6 genera
    • Rattus division – 21 genera
  • Philippines
    • Chrotomys division – 5 genera
    • Crunomys division – 2 genera
    • Phloeomys division – 4 genera
    • Genus Musseromys
  • Sulawesi
    • Crunomys division – 2 genera
    • Echiothrix division – 1 genus
    • Melasmothrix division – 2 genera
  • Moluccas
    • Halmaheramys division – 1 genus
  • New Guinea
    • Hydromys division – 6 genera
    • Lorentzimys division – 1 genus
    • Pogonomys division – 11 genera
    • Uromys division – 5 genera
    • Xeromys division – 3 genera
    • Genus Mirzamys
  • Australia
    • Pseudomys division – 8 genera
This is a part of the Wikipedia article used under the Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). The full text of the article is here → https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murinae 
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