Family of rodents including the Old World mice and rats, gerbils, whistling rats, and relatives.

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Anderson's Gerbil: Gerbillus andersoni
Photograph and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Arabian Spiny Mouse: Acomys dimidiatus
Photographs, video clip and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Bank Vole (Clethrionomys glareolus)
Several photographs of this species taken in Scotland.
Bank Vole: Clethrionomys glareolus
Information from ARKive including images and videos.
Biological Information about Lemmings
Lemmings fact and fiction, with details about lemming taxonomy, and the biology of the Norway lemming (Lemmus lemmus).
Black Rat: Rattus rattus
Information from ARKive including images and videos.
Brown Rat (Rattus norvegicus)
Also known as the Norway rat, this species is a supreme generalist and has colonised practically every part of the world. Information, photographs and movies.
Brush Mouse (Peromyscus boylii)
Description, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Cactus Mouse (Peromyscus eremicus)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Cairo Piny Mouse: Acomys cahirinus
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Chapa Pygmy Dormouse (Typhlomys chapensis)
Information on this Vietnemese species known only from a few specimens, that is not a true dormouse but mouse-like in external appearance.
Chiapan Climbing-rat (Tylomys bullaris)
Fact sheet from EDGE on this critically endangered species found only in southern Mexico.
Common Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Cotton Mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus)
Description, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Coues' Rice Rat (Oryzomys couesi)
Photograph, description, distribution in Texas and habits.
Deer Mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus)
Photograph, description, distribution in Texas and habits.
Eastern Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomys humulis)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Eastern Woodrat (Neotoma floridana)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
The European Bank Vole in Research
Bryan Schonecker outlines the biology, maintenance and behavior of Clethrionomys glareolus and the areas of medical research where this vole may prove useful. English and Danish.
Everything Muskrat
Links to sites with information about muskrats.
Family Muridae
Taxonomy and description of this family, with photographs.
Feeder Mouse
A photographic study of Rattus norvegicus.
Field Vole: Microtus agrestis
Information from ARKive including images and videos.
Fulvous Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomys fulvescens)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Giant Bushy-tailed Cloud Rat: Crateromys schadenbergi
Photograph and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Golden Mouse (Ochrotomys nuttalli)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Greater Big-footed Mouse (Macrotarsomys ingens)
Fact sheet from EDGE, a conservation organization that focuses specifically on threatened species that represent a significant amount of unique evolutionary history.
Greater Egyptian Gerbil: Gerbillus pyramidum
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Greater Stick-nest Rat: Leporillus conditor
Photographs, video and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Hamster
Photographs and information from Wikipedia on this small rodent, its biology, reproduction and classification, keeping hamsters as pets and their health problems.
Harvest Mouse: Micromys minutus
Information from ARKive including images and videos.
Hispid Cotton Rat (Sigmodon hispidus)
Photograph, description, distribution in Texas and habits.
House Mouse: Mus musculus
Information from ARKive including images and videos.
Lemmus lemmus
Research project by Lacey Pape on the Norway lemming including its classification, habitat, reproduction, adaptations, nutrition and interactions with other species.
Lesser Egyptian Gerbil: Gerbillus gerbillus
Photograph and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Living with Wildlife: Old World Rats
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife provides information on Norway and black rats and their interactions with humans.
Malagasy Giant Jumping Rat (Hypogeomys antimena)
Information on this endangered species found only in Madagascar.
Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris)
Photograph, description, distribution in Texas and habits.
Mearn's Grasshopper Mouse (Onychomys arenicola)
Photograph, description, distribution in Texas and habits.
Mexican Vole (Microtus mexicanus)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Mexican Woodrat (Neotoma mexicana)
Photograph, description, distribution in Texas and habits.
Mount Kahuzi Climbing Mouse (Dendromus kahuziensis)
Information on this critically endangered species only found in Central Africa.
Muennink's Spiny Rat (Tokudaia muenninki)
Fact sheet from EDGE, a conservation organization that focuses specifically on threatened species that represent a significant amount of unique evolutionary history.
Mus musculus: House Mouse
Research project by Megan Smith at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.
North African Gerbil: Gerbillus campestris
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Northern Grasshopper Mouse (Onychomys leucogaster)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Northern Pygmy Mouse (Baiomys taylori)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Northern Rock Mouse (Peromyscus nasutus)
Photograph, description, distribution in Texas and habits.
Ondatra zibethicus: The Common Muskrat
Student project with classification, habitat, adaptation, nutrition, reproduction and interactions with other species.
Orkney Vole: Microtus arvalis orcadensis
Information from ARKive including images and videos.
Pale Gerbil: Gerbillus perpallidus
Photographs and information from ARKive on this species endemic to Egypt.
Piñon Mouse (Peromyscus truei)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Plains Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomys montanus)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Prairie Vole (Microtus ochrogaster)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Pygmy Gerbil: Gerbillus henleyi
Photograph and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Rat Behavior and Biology
Articles about the behavior of rats, their biology and the sensory world they live in.
Short-tailed Bandicoot Rat: Nesokia indica
Factsheet from ARKive with description, range, habitat, biology and conservation.
Southern Plains Woodrat (Neotoma micropus)
Photograph, description, distribution in Texas and habits.
Sundevall’s Jird: Meriones crassus
Photograph, videos and information from ARKive on this desert species.
Tawny-bellied Cotton Rat (Sigmodon fulviventer)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
Texas Mouse (Peromyscus attwateri)
Photograph, description and behavior.
Tumbala Climbing-rat (Tylomys tumbalensis)
Information on this critically endangered species found only in southern Mexico.
Wagner’s Gerbil: Gerbillus dasyurus
Photograph and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Western Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomys megalotis)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
White-ankled Mouse (Peromyscus pectoralis)
Photograph, description, distribution in Texas and habits.
White-footed Mouse (Peromyscus leucopus)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
White-throated Woodrat (Neotoma albigula)
Description, photograph, distribution and habits, from the Mammals of Texas.
The Whole Mouse Catalog
A guide to online resources useful to biomedical researchers who use mice or rats in their work.
Wood Mouse: Apodemus sylvaticus
Information from ARKive including images and videos.
Woodland Vole (Microtus pinetorum)
Photograph, description, distribution in Texas and habits.
Yellow-necked Mouse: Apodemus flavicollis
Information from ARKive including images and videos.
Yellow-nosed Cotton Rat (Sigmodon ochrognathus)
Photograph, description, distribution in Texas and habits.
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