Phodopus

Phodopus

 

(dwarf hamsters, desert hamsters, or Asian hamsters), a genus of rodents of the family Cricetidae. The length of the body is up to 10 cm long; the tail measures less than 1 cm. The tail and soles of the feet are densely covered with hair. There are three species. The hamsters are encountered in northwestern China and in the southern deserts and plain and mountain steppes of Western Siberia, Eastern Kazakhstan, and Mongolia. All three species are found in the USSR. The hamsters feed on seeds and insects; they bear up to three litters per year. Phodopus sungorus is used as a laboratory animal.

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2000) and Phodopus sungorus (Day and Bartness, 2003) did not increase their food intake significantly in response to re-feeding.
Nombre comun Nombre cientifico Hamster sirio Mesocricetus auratus Hamster ruso Phodopus campbelli Hamster siberiano Phodopus sungorus Hamster chino Cricetulus griseus Hamster europeo Cricetus cricetus Hamster de Mongolia Cricetulus curtatus Hamster raton Calomyscus bailwardi
The subfamily Cricetinae is currently composed of seven genera: Allocricetulus, Cansumys, Cricetulus, Cricetus, Mesocricetus, Phodopus, and Tscherskia, with a total of eighteen species (Musser and Carleton 2005).
Influence of short photoperiods on reproductive organs and estrous cycles of normal and pinealectomized female djungarian hamsters, Phodopus sungorus.
In the same genus as pet-store standards, the wild Phodopus sungorus survives winter temperatures that plunge to --40 [degrees] C, says Staci D.
Asian dwarf hamsters of the genus Phodopus collect seeds from large overlapping ranges, on the edges of which they construct small caches of seeds of desert plants.
Allactaga balikunica O Allactaga bullata O Allactaga sibirica O Allocricetulus curtatus C Cardiocranius paradoxus G Cricetulus migratorius O Cricetulus obscurus O Dipus sagitta G/F Eolagurus przewalskii F Euchoreutes naso C Meriones meridianus G/F Meriones unguiculatus G/F Mus musculus O Phodopus roborovskii G Pygeretmus pumilio F Salpingotus crassicauda G Salpingotus kozlovi C Stylodipus andrewsii G/F
It showed that lower leptin levels can increase food intake in rats (Flier, 1998), but for Lasiopodomys brandtii (Li and Wang, 2007) and Phodopus sungorus (Klingenspor et al.
Influence of short photoperiods on reproductive organs and estrus cycles of normal and pinealectomized female djungarian hamsters, Phodopus sungorus.
These 6 species diverge into 3 genera, mainly Cricetulus (including Armenian and Chinese), Phodopus (including Djungarian and Siberian), and Mesocricetus (including Turkish and Syrian) hamster species (Figure 1).
The population sizes (Table 1) included only dwarf hamsters and did not distinguish between the Chinese and Roborovsky dwarf hamsters (Cricetulus curtatus and Phodopus roborovskii, respectively).
RMR, NST, COX activity, UCP1 level and serum T3, T4 concentrationsIt is evident that many winter-active small mammals enhance BMR and NST for survival in thecold (Lovegrove, 2003), such as Phodopus sungorus (Heldmaier and Steinlechner, 1981).