Gray dwarf hamster

Gray dwarf hamster

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Cricetinae
Species : Cricetulus migratorius


Keywords: gray

The Gray dwarf hamster, grey hamster is listed as Near Threatened (LR/nt), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the gray dwarf hamster
A young / baby of a gray dwarf hamster is called a 'pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A gray dwarf hamster group is called a 'horde'.

Facts about the gray dwarf hamster

The Armenian, or migratory hamster, Cricetulus migratorius , is used on a limited basis in cytogenetics and oncology research (Lavappa and Yerganian, 1970; Cantrell and Padovan, 1987) (see Table 5-1). (Full text)

) cricetulus Fain, 1973 (the parasite of Cricetulus migratorius), is quite similar by the structure of male genital shield to Radfordia species commonly associated with voles (Arvicolinae). (Full text)

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