Rodentia
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Keluarga tikus, hamster, tupai, tikus tanah, landak, berang-berang dan lainnya.
Pohon evolusinya terbagi atas tiga dahan
1. Dahan tiga cabang
a. Myodonta
b. Anomaluromorpha
c. Castorimorpha
2. Dahan Sciuromorpha
3. Dahan Hystricomorpha
Bacaan lanjut
Catzeflis, F. M., A. W. Dickerman, J. Michaux, and J. A. W. Kirsch. 1993. DNA hybridization and rodent phylogeny. PAges 159-172 in Mammal Phylogeny. Volume 2. Placentals. (F. S. Szalay, M. J. Novacek, and M. C. Mc Kenna, eds.) Springer Verlag, New York.

Catzeflis, F. M., C. Hanni, P. Sourrouille, and E. Douzery. 1995. Molecular systematics of hystricognath rodents - the contribution of sciurognath mitochondrial 12s ribosomal-RNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 4:357-360.

D'Erchia, A. M., C. Gissi, G. Pesole, C. Saccone, and U. Arnason. 1996. The guinea-pig is not a rodent. Nature 381:597-600.

Sumber gambar
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rodent

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