What is another word for Genus Baiomys?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈɛnəs bˈe͡ɪəmɪz] (IPA)

"Genus Baiomys" is a scientific classification that refers to a group of small rodents commonly known as pocket mice. Some synonyms for this term include the subfamily "Baiomyinae", which encompasses the five species of pocket mice within the genus, and the common name "spiny pocket mice", which distinguishes them from other pocket mice with their unique spiny fur. Additionally, some sources may refer to species within the genus Baiomys by their individual names, such as the long-tailed pocket mouse or the small-eared pocket mouse. Regardless of the terminology used, these tiny nocturnal creatures play an important role in their respective ecosystems as seed dispersers and valuable prey for larger predators.

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What are the hypernyms for Genus baiomys?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
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    Chordata (phylum), Mammalia (Class), Rodentia (Order).

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