Following is a listing of Texas collection localities for 234 male specimens of Odocoileus
Key words: molecular phylogeny, neotropical deers, DNAmt, microsatellites, Mazama, Odocoileus
There is an almost uniform occurrence of male-biased dispersal in Odocoileus
, but this behavior is lacking in moose and roe deer.
Assuming that bucks have larger home ranges, which appears to typically be the case in Odocoileus
(Beier and McCullough, 1990; Comer et al.
Elaphostrongylus odocoilei Hobmaier and Hobmaier, 1934 in the cranial case of Odocoileus
virginianus borealis Miller.
Anderson and Lankester (1974) suggest that moose, a relatively recent arrival to North America (Bubenik 1998), acquired some of their parasites, most notably meningeal worm (Parelaphostrongylus tenuis), liver fluke (Fascioloides magna), and winter tick, from "strictly native cervids of the genus Odocoileus
Aversive responses of white-tailed deer, Odocoileus
virginianus, to predator urines.
virginianus (maxillary fragment with M1-M3, 1610; part of femur, 1639).
TABLE 1--Median, mean ([+ or -]SE), U-statistic, and P-value for continuous variables measured at parturition sites of adult deer in Crockett County, Texas, June-August 2004 and 2005 (n = 24 for mule deer Odocoileus
hemionus and 21 for white-tailed deer O.
A survey of the nematode parasite Parelaphostrongylus tenuis in the white-tailed deer, Odocoileus
virginianus, in a region proposed for caribou, Rangifer tarandus caribou, re-introduction in Minnesota.
As a result of paleontological field surveys, remains of Mammuthus, Cuvieronius, Eremotherium, Glyptotherium, Equus, Odocoileus
, and Bison have been recovered (Carbot-Chanona et al.
Two of these, a right radius and a left naviculo-cuboid of the genus Odocoileus
, exhibit abnormal bone fusion and are described here.