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hispid

[′his·pəd]
(biology)
Having a covering of bristles or minute spines.
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We quantified reservoir host use as the number of hispid cotton rat or cotton mouse blood meals per resting shelter per day.
Weng, "Temperature-dependent development and life table parameters of the nipa palm hispid beetle, Octodonta nipae (Maulik) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)," Environmental Entomology, vol.
Description ([female]).--Body: medium-sized hypogean species of weak troglomorphic facies and depigmented integument; weak hispid granulation on lateral surfaces of carapace, on cheliceral hand and on bases of chelal fingers.
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.
Ovary hispid. Stipules to 5 mm long, with rigid hairs to 1.5 mm long A.
Antennal segment I broad, maximum length shorter than 1.30, and densely clothed with hispid tubercles (Fig.
Effects of landscape spatial structure on movement patterns of the hispid cotton rat (Sigmodon hispidus).
Other species documented included: Nine-banded Armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus), Eastern Cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus), 11 species of rodents (Eastern Chipmunk, Tamias striatus; Woodchuck, Marmota monax; Eastern Gray Squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis; Southern Flying Squirrel Glaucomys volans; American Beaver, Castor canadensis; White-footed Deermouse, Peromyscus leucopus; Cotton Deermouse, Peromyscus gossypinus; Hispid Cotton Rat, Sigmodon hispidus; Allegheny Woodrat, Neotoma magister; Woodland Vole, Microtus pinetorum), Domestic Dog (Canis familiaris), Coyote (Canis latrans), Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), Raccoon (Procyon lotor), Eastern Striped Skunk (Mephitis mephitis), Feral Cat (Felis catus), and White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus).
These include the Sumatran striped rabbit, hispid hare, Amami rabbit and the Annamite striped rabbit, only discovered by scientists in 1995.
bulloides has a more hispid and thicker wall than does Globigerinella calida.
The hispid cotton rat (Sigmodon hispidus), which occurs in the southern United States, is the host of Black Creek Canal hantavirus (Table 1), a known cause of HPS (Rollin et al.