Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Cricetinae
Genus : Cricetulus
Facts about the genus Cricetulus, the ratlike hamsters
Breeding and Propagation: Relative Breeding Ease: Relatively Difficult Chinese Ratlike Hamsters are rather difficult to breed.
In addition the posterior maxillary foramen of Cricetulus is completely enclosed in the pterygoid bone, while in Paramys the posterior maxillary foramen is lateral to the pterygoid and is wide open laterally.
Relatively DifficultChinese Ratlike Hamsters are rather difficult to breed.