The PEDIGREE of
Order Rodentia

 "Child(ren)":       Suborder Sciuromorpha   ;   Suborder Hystricomorpha   ;   Clade of Beavers, Hamsters, etc.   ;   34 families (1700+ species) altogether
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/-- Clade Reptiliomorpha   +====> [ 76]
/-- Microphylum Amniota (Mammals, Reptiles, etc.)
/-- Superclass Synapsida
/-- Epiclass of Therapsids
/-- Suborder Cynodontia
/-- Infraorder Eucynodontia
/-- Superfamily Chiniquodontoidea
/-- Class Mammalia  (180? M BC)
/-- Subclass Theriiformes (Therial Mammals)
/-- Clade Holotheria
/-- Infraclass Eutheria (Placental Mammals)  (90 M BC)
/-- Subcohort Exafroplacentalia
/-- Superlegion Boreoeutheria (mammals from Laurasia Supercontinent)
/-- Legion of Euarchontoglires  (70 M BC)
/-- Superorder of Glires
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- Order Rodentia
 

 
  ``3-Great Grandchildren:''       Subtribe Tamiina   ;   Family Caviidae   ;   Genus Castor (Beaver)   ;   Family Muridae   ;   Family Cricetidae (Voles, Lemmings, Hamsters, Climbing Rats & kin)
 
  ``8-Great Grandchildren:''       Rattus norvegicus   ;   Mountain Vole
 

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