Birch mice

Birch mice

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Dipodidae
Subfamily : Sicistinae
Genus : Sicista


Facts about the genus Sicista, the birch mice

Within the subfamily Zapodidae, Sicista is more primitive than Zapus and Napaeozapus because it lacks some of their derived features.

Birch mice are brown or yellowish brown with slightly paler underparts, and some . (Full text)

Generally, birch mice are mostly active at night.

Family Zapodidae- these jumping mice and birch mice are found widely spread in the Northern Hemisphere.

Custom Search
Play animal guess

Contact Us | ©2011 | Privacy information | Birch mice