harvest mouse


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harvest mouse

1. a very small reddish-brown Eurasian mouse, Micromys minutus, inhabiting cornfields, hedgerows, etc., and feeding on grain and seeds: family Muridae
2. American harvest mouse. any small greyish mouse of the American genus Reithrodontomys: family Cricetidae
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The harvest mouse is a tiny and elusive mammal, widespread in the Palaearctic and Indomalayan regions, from Spain and Great Britain to Japanese islands (Wilson & Reeder 2005).
Range, Distribution and Habitat of the Western Harvest Mouse, Reithrodontomys megalotis in Indiana.
Harvest Gold: This little harvest mouse gave young snapper Etienne Francey just a few seconds to shoot before disappearing in Cousset, Switzerland.
But Listowel's over and off goes the harvest mouse It won't be long now before we're down and dirty in Fairyhouse.
Pine marten, red squirrel, otters and harvest mouse are also being monitored in Wales over the coming months, so more volunteers will be needed.
Significantly more individuals of the western harvest mouse and the house mouse were captured in Museum Specials than Sherman live traps.
Some of the nests shown are for hummingbirds, sea turtles, Caribbean flamingos, a harvest mouse, a Baltimore oriole, a three-spined stickleback (fish), a paper wasp and an elf owl.
The data will be integrated with findings for other endangered tidal marsh species, such as the salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris).
Brown and mountain hares, as well as the harvest mouse, Scottish wildcat and red squirrel are also identified as being in decline.
As a result, several species unique to these wetlands are now listed as threatened or endangered, including the salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris) and the California clapper rail (Rallus longirostris obsoletus).
A male western harvest mouse (TTU 45589) was collected on 19 April 1987 from two miles north and five miles east of Mentone in Loving County.
Seven types of rodent species were located in these sites: deer mouse, wood rat, spiny mouse, kangaroo rat, cotton rat, harvest mouse, and pygmy mouse.