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Family Cricetidae Fischer von Waldheim 1817 (mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia

Alternative spelling: Cricetinae

Parent taxon: Eumuroida according to S. J. Steppan et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Calomyscidae, Muridae, Nesomyidae

Subtaxa: Abelmoschomys, Aktaumys, Allocricetus, Allospalax, Alticola, Anatolomys, Andinomys, Antecalomys, Aratomys, Argyromys, Arvicolinae, Atopomys, Baiomys, Baranomys, Basirepomys, Blancomys, Chardinomys, Cimarronomys, Coloradoeumys, Copemys, Cricetinae, Cricetodontinae, Dankomys, Democricetodontinae, Desmodillus, Dolomys, Ellobius, Eoeumys, Eolagurus, Eucricetodontinae, Eumyarioninae, Eumys, Galushamys, Geringia, Germanomys, Gnomomys, Goniodontomys, Guildayomys, Hesperomyini, Hibbardomys, Hodomys, Ischymomys, Isthmomys, Jacobsomys, Kanisamys, Kislangia, Lagurodon, Lagurus, Lartetomys, Laugaritiomys, Leakeymys, Leidymys, Lemmiscus, Leukaristomys, Loupomys, Melissiodontinae, Microcricetus, Microtocricetus, Microtodon, Microtoscoptes, Mictomys, Mimomys, Myocricetodon, Nannocricetus, Nebraskomys, Nelsonia, Neofiber, Neotominae, Neotomini, Ogmodontomys, Onychomys, Paracricetodontinae, Paracricetulus, Paramicrotoscoptes, Paratarsomys, Paronychomys, Plesiocricetodon, Plesiodipus, Plioctomys, Pliolemmus, Pliomys, Pliophenacomys, Pliotomodon, Podomys, Predicrostonyx, Promimomys, Proneofiber, Propliomys, Prosomys, Prospalax, Protatera, Prototomys, Pseudomyscus, Pterospalax, Ptyssophorus, Repomys, Rhinocricetus, Rhizospalax, Scottimus, Sigmodontinae, Sinocricetus, Stachomys, Symmetrodontomys, Trilophomys, Tylomyinae, Tyrrhenicola, Ungaromys, Wilsoneumys, Yatkolamys, Zramys, Zygodontomys

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Type: Allospalax

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore