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hispid

[′his·pəd]
(biology)
Having a covering of bristles or minute spines.
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Long-term study of abundance of the hispid cotton rat in native tallgrass prairie.
STRUCTURE: Antennal segment I elongate, slender, scattered with hispid tubercles, and clearly longer than maximum length of head (Fig.
Natural history and northward dispersal of the hispid cotton rat in Nebraska.
Evenness was greatest in the native woodland and lowest in the unaided succession habitat where hispid cotton rats alone accounted for 79.
Bowne DR, Peles JD and Barrett GW: Effects of landscape spatial structure on movement patterns of the hispid cotton rat (Sigmodon hispidus).
Slade and Iskjaer (1990), reporting mean losses for hispid cotton rats and prairie voles, found that the larger cotton rat (adults 100-150 g) lost proportionally less mass than did the smaller prairie vole (adults <50 g).
A total of 870 trapnights along transects in King Ranch bluestem yielded 19 individuals of only one species, the hispid cotton rat (S.
mexicana) Tamiami Hispid cotton rat (Sigmodon hispidus) Tonto Creek White-throated woodrat (N.
Oblong, Hispid, or Hairy Sunflower: C = 5; BSUH 16445, 16446; 16576, 16619; 16352, 16351.
The hispid pocket mouse is found statewide except for the far northeastern and southeastern counties.
Home range indices for the hispid cotton rat (Sigmodon hispidus) in northeastern Kansas.