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n. pl.1.(Zool.) An order of mammals; the Rodentia.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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2002: Pika and vole mitochondrial genomes increase support for both rodent monophyly and glires. Gene 294: 119-129.
Try the Snake Glisse (guided connected sledges) for a laugh or relax with a massage at Les Glires Leisure Park which also has a pool, steam room and hot tub.
Contributors discuss George Gaylord Simpson and the history of paleomammalogy, anatomical evidence for superordinal/ordinal eutherian taxa in the cretaceous, molecular evidence for major placental clades, insectivoran-grade placentals, and characteristics of macroscelidea & tubulidentata, paenungulata, xenarthra & pholidota, euarchonta, glires, chiroptera, carnivora, perissodactyla, artiodactyla, and cetacea.
Both groups represent sister lineages of Glires and this large taxon has played an important role in the overall history of recent mammalian radiation.