- subfamily Gerbillinae
Type of: mammal family
Part of: Cricetidae, family Cricetidae
A subfamily of the Muridae consisting of several genera including Gerbillus,Rhombomys,Tatera,Meriones,and Psammomys.
- subfamily gerbillinae: Noun: subfamily Ge ...
- Some muroids have historically been placed in Cricetidae, such as mouse-like hamsters ( subfamily Calomyscinae, family Calomyscidae ), gerbils ( subfamily Gerbillinae, family Muridae ), the crested rat ( subfamily Lophiomyinae, family Muridae ), zokors ( subfamily Myospalacinae, family Spalacidae ), the white-tailed rat ( subfamily Mystromyinae, family Nesomyidae ), and spiny dormice ( subfamily Platacanthomyinae, family Platacanthomyidae ).