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Descriptor in English: Lagomorpha
Descriptor in Spanish: Lagomorpha
Descriptor in Portuguese: Lagomorpha
Descriptor in French: Lagomorpha
Entry term(s): Lagomorph
Lagomorphs
Leporidae
Ochotona
Ochotonidae
Pika
Pikas
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.968
Scope note: An order of small mammals comprising two families, Ochotonidae (pikas) and Leporidae (RABBITS and HARES). Head and body length ranges from about 125 mm to 750 mm. Hares and rabbits have a short tail, and the pikas lack a tail. Rabbits are born furless and with both eyes and ears closed. HARES are born fully haired with eyes and ears open. All are vegetarians. (From Nowak, Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p539-41)
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Online Note: use RABBITS to search LAGOMORPHA 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under MAMMALS 1975-90; was see under RABBITS 1963-74
DeCS UI: 7971
Descriptor UI: D007793
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Lagomorpha - Preferred
Concept UI M0012188
Scope note An order of small mammals comprising two families, Ochotonidae (pikas) and Leporidae (RABBITS and HARES). Head and body length ranges from about 125 mm to 750 mm. Hares and rabbits have a short tail, and the pikas lack a tail. Rabbits are born furless and with both eyes and ears closed. HARES are born fully haired with eyes and ears open. All are vegetarians. (From Nowak, Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p539-41)
Preferred term Lagomorpha
Entry term(s) Lagomorph
Lagomorphs
Pikas - Narrower
Concept UI M0405872
Scope note Family of small short-haired mammals without tails and shrill voice.
Preferred term Pikas
Entry term(s) Ochotonidae
Pika
Leporidae - Narrower
Concept UI M0405874
Preferred term Leporidae
Ochotona - Narrower
Concept UI M0405873
Scope note Single genus in the family Ochotonidae.
Preferred term Ochotona



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