Heteromyidae


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Heteromyidae

[‚hed·ə′räm·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of the mammalian order Rodentia containing the North American kangaroo mice and the pocket mice.
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1997), we developed a model predicting that livestock grazing will favor Heteromyidae over Cricetidae by reducing vegetative ground cover (Jones et al.
The overall prevalence of antibodies reactive with SNV antigen varied considerably among wild rodents captured in southeastern Arizona between May 1995 and December 1997, from 0% for Heteromyidae to 5.
En el presente trabajo se enlistan 17 taxa de parasitos asociados a cinco especies de roedores pertenecientes a las familias Heteromyidae (D.
Small mammals showed a high number of species and families for bats (Phyllostomidae, Emballonuridae and Mormoopidae), marsupials (Didelphidae) and rodents (Sciuridae, Heteromyidae, Cricetidae and Echimyidae), very close to values found in other localities of the Northern side of the country (Handley 1976, Ochoa et al.
Actualmente, Heteromyidae tiene una distribucion amplia, mientras que su grupo hermano, los Geomyidae, que tambien se dispersaron de America del Norte hacia el Sur, poseen una distribucion en el sur solo al extremo oeste-noroeste (Handley 1976, Anderson 1999).
Badgers were obtained during April-July in west-central Minnesota and southeastern North Dakota, 1987-1990 Juve- Adult nile n % n Mammals 46 98 4 Leporidae (Lepus townsendii) 1 2 0 Sciuridae 13 28 0 Spermophilus tridecemlineatus 6 13 0 Unknown 10 21 0 Geomyidae 18 38 3 Thomomys talpoides 15 32 2 Geomys bursarius 3 6 1 Heteromyidae (Perognathus sp.
North America has the endemic family Heteromyidae, which includes several extremely desert-adapted genera (e.
To date, a total of 24 species of Trichuris have been described from 10 families of rodents in America, Caviidae (1 species), Cricetidae (8), Ctenomyidae (4), Dasyproctidae (1), Echymyidae (1), Geomyidae (1), Heteromyidae (3), Myocastoridae (1), Octodontidae (1), and Sciuridae (3).
Like some other rodents, species of the family Heteromyidae cache seeds in two ways (Price and Jenkins, 1986).
Ama, Boy, Caq, 0-1900 igniventris Oriental: Gua, Met, Put, Wagner, 1842 Valles Vau, Vic Interandinos, Orinoquia Sciurus Andina Ant, Cal, Cun, 650-2745 pucheranii Hui, Qui, San, (Fitzinger, Tol, VdC 1867) * Sciurus Amazonia Ama, Caq, Met, 0-1000 spadiceus Put Olfers, 1818 Familia Geomyidae Orthogeomys Merriam, 1895 Orthogeomys Pacifica: NO Cho 0-30 dariensis (Goldman, 1912) Orthogeomys Pacifica: NO Cho 0-30 thaeleri Alberico, 1990 * Familia Heteromyidae Heteromys Desmarest, 1817 Heteromys Andina, SNSM Ant, Atl, Bol, 0-1500 anomalus Boy, Ces, Cor, (Thompson, Cun, LaG, Mag, 1815) NdS, Suc, Tol Heteromys Andina: Cord.
However, tail-tip albinism occurs as a convergent feature across many taxonomic lines within and beyond the Heteromyidae, and it is not unreasonable to assume that the responsible mutation might have arisen repeatedly and in more than one locality across the broad range of the hispid pocket mouse.