Definition of Family Zapodidae
1. Noun. Jumping mice.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Myomorpha, Suborder Myomorpha
Member holonyms: Jumping Mouse, Genus Zapus, Zapus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Zapodidae
Literary usage of Family Zapodidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"The jumping mice (family Zapodidae) are seldom, if ever, sufficiently abundant to be of agricultural importance. Carnivorous mammals. ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"... separated from the Old World Jerboas by Coues in 1875, under the name Zapus, which he considered to represent also a distinct family, Zapodidae. ..."
3. Description of a New Species of Sea Snake from the Philippine Islands: With by John Van Denburgh, Joseph Cheesman Thompson (1908)
"Family ZAPODIDAE Zapus major Preble Warner Mountain Jumping Mouse Original description—Zapus major Preble, N. Amer. Fauna, 15, August 8, 1899, pp. 24, 25. ..."
4. Report by Dept. of Geology and Natural Resources, Dept. of Statistics and Geology, Indiana Dept. of Statistics and Geology, Indiana, Dept. of Geology and Natural History, State Geologist (1909)
"Family ZAPODIDAE. JUMPING MICE. Dipodidae Flower and Lydekker, Introduction to the Study of Mammals, pp. 479-480, 1891. Miller and Rehn, Proc. Boat. ..."