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The morphology of osseous middle ear was examined in next to all recent genera of Gliridae: Graphiurus (3 species), Glirulus, Myoxus, Dryomys (2 sp.), Eliomys, Muscardinus, Myomimus (3 sp.) and Selevinia.
Three modes of the mastoid pneumatization may be distinquished in Gliridae.
So, almost all Gliridae are characterized by the same evolurionary route of middle ear development.
www.trakya.edu.tr /conference/df1.htm   (642 words)

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Dormice (Gliridae) are mammals whose exact distribution in Poland is still unknown.
During the study we found three species of Gliridae in the Bialskie Mountains: the fat dormouse (Glis glis), the common dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) and the forest dormouse (Dryomys nitedula).
In spite of the fact that the edible dormouse is one of the rarest mammals in the Polish Sudety Mountains we found that the species is much more numerous than the other two dormice in the study area.
www.ib.ap.siedlce.pl /DormiceAbstrNot.html   (2191 words)

 Aydera - DentalTürk [ Türkiye'nin Dental Portalı ]
In the rodent family Gliridae, dental crown pattern is a key morphological character used in taxonomy and stratigraphy.
One of important sources of this disagreement might be that equivalency of landmarks is not fully compatible to homology of crown elements adopted in glirid phylogenetics.
Gliridae, Sciuridae y Eomyidae (Rodentia, Mammalia) miocenos de Calatayud (Provincia de Zaragoza, Espana) y su relacion con la bioestratigrafia del area.
www.dentalturk.com /dental_makaleler.asp?makaleid=178   (2184 words)

 DORMOUSE. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
name for Old World nocturnal rodents of the family Gliridae.
The desert dormouse (Selevinia betpakolalensis) is placed in its own family, Seleviniidae.
True dormice are classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Mammalia, order Rodentia, family Gliridae.
www.bartleby.com /aol/65/do/dormouse.html   (223 words)

 TOBIAS-lib - Vergleichend-ontogenetische Untersuchungen an der Ethmoidal- und der Orbitotemporalregion der Gliridae ...
Vergleichend-ontogenetische Untersuchungen an der Ethmoidal- und der Orbitotemporalregion der Gliridae (Rodentia, Mammalia).
Hier zeigt sich, dass die Gliridae zunächst eine primitive protrogomorphe Organisation der Kaumuskulatur aufweisen, die bei späteren Funden in einer Vergrößerung des Foramen infraorbitale für den M. masseter medialis, und in einer Expansion des M. masseter lateralis resultiert.
Molekulare Analysen bestätigen ebenfalls, dass die Gliridae eine Platz in der Nähe der basalen Aplodontia und Sciuridae einnehmen, und nicht zu den Myomorpha gestellt werden können.
w210.ub.uni-tuebingen.de /dbt/volltexte/2003/816   (513 words)

 RODENTIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Claudine Montgelard research interests are presently in the field of molecular phylogeny with a special emphasis on rodent evolution and confrontation of molecular systematics with morphological and paleontological data.
Phylogenetic relationships among the Gliridae family (dormice) was first analysed between genera using nuclear introns and mitochondrial genes.
The first molecular results using cytochrome b sequences reveal discrepancies between molecular clades and species identification, thus emphasing the necessity of an overall systematic revision to understand the evolution of this genus and its contibution to African biogeography.
www.isem.univ-montp2.fr /PPP/PM/RES/Phylo/Rod/@Rodents.php   (1636 words)

 Mammal Species of the World Literature Citations
Bezrodny, S. Rasprostranenie son' (Rodentia, Gliridae) na Ukraine [The distribution of dormice (Rodentia) in the Ukraine].
Channing, A. Ecology of the namtap Graphiurus ocularis (Rodentia: Gliridae) in the Cedarberg, South Africa.
Disagreement between morphotypes and karyotypes in Eliomys (Rodentia, Gliridae): the chromosomes of the Central Morocco garden dormouse.
nmnhgoph.si.edu /msw/litcit.html   (12799 words)

 Sciuromorpha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Carleton and Musser (2005) redefined rodent suborders on the basis of a host of both morphological and molecular reasons.
It has long been suggested that dormice (Gliridae) are not particularly related to the Myomorpha, and their zygomasseteric structure has been termed "pseudomyomorphy".
The connection between squirrels and dormice has been almost exclusively suggested through genetic studies, and to a lesser degree via the fossil rodent Reithroparamys.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sciuromorpha   (315 words)

 Family Myoxidae or dormice and hazel mice
Holden's use of the name Myoxidae is followed here, but this family sometimes is called Gliridae or Muscardinidae.
The PTES says what is happening to the dormice is a warning about the fate of the hedgerows themselves, which it describes as "green corridors" between increasingly isolated patches of woodland.
Dormice® is an art collaboration group formed in Vienna in 1999 by three artists: Heinrich Nicolaus, Dougal Graham, Sawan Yawnghwe, from Europe, America and Asia.
www.thewebsiteofeverything.com /animals/mammals/Rodentia/Myoxidae   (338 words)

 Gliridae - Dictionnaire Français-Anglais WordReference.com
We found no English translation for 'Gliridae' in our French to English Dictionary.
Or did you want to translate 'Gliridae' from English to French?
Forum discussions with the word(s) 'Gliridae' in the title:
www.wordreference.com /fren/Gliridae   (41 words)

 Rodent Phylogeny and a Timescale for the Evolution of Glires: Evidence from an Extensive Taxon Sampling Using Three ...
The three major rodent clades are indicated: Sciuroidea + Gliridae (S + G), the mouse-related clade (M), and Ctenohystrica (C).
The sister clade of Sciuroidea appears to be the Gliridae (fig.
i.e., clustering Muridae + Dipodidae with Geomyoidea and Gliridae,
mbe.oxfordjournals.org /cgi/content/full/19/7/1053   (6591 words)

 MavicaNET - Dormice (Gliridae)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Каталог / Природа / Живот / Животни / Mammals (Mammalia) / Gnawing mammals (Rodentia) / Gnawing mammals (Rodentia): taxonomy / Dormice (Gliridae)
This web site aims at not only becoming a place for zoologists specialized in the biology of the Gliridae and a scholarly forum, but also wants to provide public awareness of dormice, furnish enjoyable.
Dormice live in wooded areas, hedgerows, gardens, and rocky places.
www.mavicanet.com /lite/bul/28725.html   (147 words)

 Mouse,Mammals,Mouse Picture,Mammal Pictures,Catalog,Encyclopedia
In addition, many small rodents with distinctly different characteristics have also come to be known as mice.
Among them are the short-tailed field mice, or field voles, Microtus; the pocket mice, family Heteromyidae; the jumping mice, family Zapodidae; and the squirrellike dormice and related forms, families Gliridae, Platacanthomyidae, and Seleviniidae.
Many of these animals carry a variety of viral, bacterial, and parasitic disease.
www.4to40.com /earth/geography/htm/mammalsindex.asp?counter=108   (1616 words)

 Critters Collection: Dormouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Giving hours of pleasure with their whimsical antics and playful ways, the charming animals are rapidly winning the hearts and homes of pet owners across the country.
Part of the Old World family, the African dormouse is classified in the order Rodentia and the family Gliridae.
There are 26 species of dormice, 15 of them found in Africa.
www.animalnetwork.com /critters/profiles/dormouse/default.asp   (352 words)

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Two new species of the endemic genus Stertomys (Mammalia, Rodentia, Gliridae) are described from the Late Miocene fissure filling Biancone 1 on the palaeo-island Gargano (Province of Foggia, Italy): S.
A third new species, Dryomys apulus, presents no endemic features at the generic level and is assigned to the extant genus Dryomys.
www.nhm.ac.uk /hosted_sites/pe/2006_2/fissure/main.htm   (164 words)

 Münchner Geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen Reihe A: Geologie und Paläontologie volume 26
This study deals with the Gliridae from 49 localities ranging from Late Eocene (MP17) up to the Late Oligocene (MP30).
The sizes and dental pattern diversity, as well that of infra-orbitary structures as early as the Late Eocene indicate that the first glirid radiation occured before that period.
The «myomorphy» of the Gliridae is derived from a protrogomorph infra-orbital organization: for that reason and on account of their other particular features, the question of the systematical position of the African graphiurids within the Gliridae is formulated.
www.pfeil-verlag.de /07pala/e1_81d.html   (1203 words)

 The Dormouse Hollow
A Contribution to Promote the Investigation of the Biology of the Gliridae (Rodentia - Mammalia)
With regard to the positive experience I have had with the maintaining of "The Shrew Network" for many years, it was proposed that I take over this duty for the Dormouse Specialist Group...
This web site aims at not only becoming a place for zoologists specialized in the biology of the Gliridae and a scholarly forum, but also wants to provide public awareness of dormice, furnish enjoyable "dormousing" and to serve an educational purpose.
www.glirarium.org /dormouse   (215 words)

Kramerov, D. The evidence of the close phylogenetic relation between families Gliridae and Sciuridae (Rodenta) based on the study of the short retroposon B1-dID.
The evolutionary position of dormice (Gliridae) in rodentia determined by a novel short retroposon.
The simultaneous diversification of South American Echimyid rodents (Hystricognathi) based on complete cytochrome b sequences.
tolweb.org /Rodentia   (1021 words)

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