Significado de microtine en en Inglés

microtine

Pronunciación /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)tiːn/ /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)tʌɪn/

nombre

Zoología
  • A rodent of the subfamily Microtinae (family Muridae) of rodents, which includes voles, lemmings, muskrats, and mole-voles.

adjetivo

Zoología
  • Belonging to the subfamily Microtinae; of or relating to rodents of this subfamily.

Origen

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From scientific Latin Microtinae, subfamily name from Microtus, genus name (F. von Paula SchrankFauna Boica 1 66) (from micro- + ancient Greek ὠτ-, οὖς ear: see oto-) + -inae.