刺睡鼠科

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刺睡鼠科
化石时期:中新世 – 现代
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刺山鼠 Platacanthomys lasiurus
科学分类 编辑
界: 动物界 Animalia
门: 脊索动物门 Chordata
纲: 哺乳纲 Mammalia
目: 啮齿目 Rodentia
亚目: 鼠形亚目 Myomorpha
总科: 鼠总科 Muroidea
科: 刺睡鼠科 Platacanthomyidae
Alston英语Edward Richard Alston, 1876

刺睡鼠科学名Platacanthomyidae)俗称東方睡鼠,为哺乳纲啮齿目的一科,包括多刺睡鼠中國侏儒睡鼠。刺睡鼠科和睡鼠科的區别在于:它們沒有磨牙并有3齒頰。

过去,刺睡鼠科的進化關係一直不確定的,直到遗传分子学的发展發現它是現存鼠总科之中最早分开演化的一群(基群)。其眶下管形狀獨特,頭骨存在多個顱骨椎間孔,可依此将它们与鼴形鼠科真鼠类英语Eumuroida區分开来。

参考文献[编辑]

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