Accepted name: Rodentia Bowdich, 1821
Common name: Mice, voles, squirrels etc
Georgian name: მღრღნელები
Taxonomic rank: Order
Taxonomy according to: www.faunaeur.org
Rodents are the largest mammal group with ca 1,500 living species. For Georgia this is also the largest mammal order with 39 species (2 of that introduced, others native, or over 2% of world rodent fauna). These are distributed between six families representing all major evolutionary clades of rodents.
[http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Rodentia]. .Rodentia. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 25 September 2021