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hispid

[′his·pəd]
(biology)
Having a covering of bristles or minute spines.
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This invasive predator is eating many larger mammals--raccoons, opossums, deer and others--which has caused an increase in contact between the mosquito and the hispid cotton rat.
Nisoscolopocerus can be distinguished by having antennal segment I longer than total length of head, abdomen oval in outline, connexivum strongly exposed beyond margin of corium, and general surface of the body clothed with hispid tubercles.
Remarks: Differs from Globigerina bulloides in loose embracing, radial elongation of the final chambers, visible aperture (slit) on the spiral side, and in having a thinner and less hispid wall.
One factor facilitating the northward range expansion of hispid cotton rats has likely been a switch to occupancy of deeper burrows that extend below the frost line (Dunnum 2002).
40) The coconut leaf beetle (also known as coconut hispid or palm leaf beetle), an alien species that was first discovered in Hainan province in June 2002, is posing an unprecedented threat to trees of the palm family.
Tissue samples of the opossum (Dideiphis virginiana), raccoon (Procyon lotor), hispid cot ton rat (Sigmodon hispidus), deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus), and the prairie vole (Microtus ochrogastor) were examined microscopically for merozoites and/or sarcocysts.
The armadillo and hispid cotton rat also have been documented as expanding northward into Nebraska in previous studies.
These include the entire population of the endemic golden langur monkey (Trachypithecus geei), the dwarf pig (Sus salvanius), and the Assam rabbit or hispid hare (Caprolagus hispidus).
grassy fields, field and roadside edges, and edges of cultivated fields); capture frequency greatest in broom-sedge fields; however, given the lack of old-field habitat at the Station, abundance of hispid cotton rats is not as high as that of white-footed deermice.