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Related to Bog lemming: Synaptomys, northern bog lemming
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mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cricetidae, family Cricetidae - mostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters
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The bog lemming is widespread and quite rare, but seldom taken, because it does not respond well to bait.
There are other possible environmental issues, such as impacts on Bicknell's thrush and the northern bog lemming, as well as the project's location in a relatively undeveloped forestland area.
Today, the northern bog lemming ranges across Canada and into Alaska but does not occur in Michigan.
The southern bog lemming is represented by a single, slightly damaged, upper M3.
A total of 79 small mammals was trapped at Naval Support Activity Crane, Martin County, Indiana, including 23 short-tailed shrews (Blarina brevicauda), 21 least shrews (Cryptotis parva), 11 prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster), 7 southeastern shrews (Sorex longirostris), 5 smoky shrews (Sorex fumeus), 4 meadow jumping mice (Zapus hudsonius), 3 white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus), 2 meadow voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus), 2 pygmy shrews (Sorex hoyi), and 1 bog lemming (Synaptomys cooperi).
The Northern Bog Lemming ranges from north of Lake Superior to Alaska and the northern Canadian provinces; the Southern Bog Lemming occurs from about the northeastern quadrant of the United States to somewhat north of Lake Superior and to Nova Scotia in the East (Kurta 1995, maps, 179 and 181).
A new species of Eimeria (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) was found in the feces and intestinal contents of the southern bog lemming, Synaptomys cooperi Baird, 1858, from St.
He listed six species as probably occurring: star-nosed mole, least shrew, masked shrew, southern bog lemming, American badger and coyote.
No significant trap "preference" was shown for northern short-tailed shrews or southern bog lemmings (Synaptomys cooperi).