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What is the scientific name of hamsters?



A. Mesocricetus auratus
B. Mesothelius auratus
C. Hamsterificus terrificus
D. Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titlandus

This question is part of LA: Hamsters, chinchillas
Asked by Thesortinghat, Last updated: Jan 22, 2020

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C.Mila

C.Mila

Answered May 01, 2018

Cricetinae

Hamster, Scientific name.

Hamsters are rodents has a place with the subfamily Cricetinae, which consists of 25 species arranged in six or seven genera . They have turned out to be built up as prominent little house pets, in any case, since they are anything but difficult to breed in imprisonment , hamsters are additionally frequently utilized as research facility creatures.

Hamsters are more crepuscular than nighttime and, in the wild, stay...Read More
 

h.Miaham

H.Miaham

Answered Sep 21, 2017

Animals have both their common names that they are known by and they also have their scientific names. When an animal is first discovered, it is given a scientific name. The name comes from the Genus and species of that animal. In other words, its name is based on categories. These scientific names come from the Latin language. Unless you are familiar with the Latin language, then these scientific names may appear like they are a bunch of letters thrown together, but there is a method to...Read More
 

thesortinghat

Thesortinghat

Answered Aug 25, 2017

Mesocricetus auratus

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