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Noun1.Dicrostonyx - pied lemmings
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cricetidae, family Cricetidae - mostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters
pied lemming - North American lemming having a white winter coat and some claws much enlarged
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Representing the Western High Arctic Natural Region of Canada, Qausuittuq National Park protects key wildlife habitat and migration routes, including the calving and wintering grounds of the endangered Peary caribou, as well as habitat for muskoxen, arctic wolf, arctic fox, collared lemming and arctic hare.
The Arctic fox, northern collared lemming, caribou, and Arctic ground squirrel comprised 60.
Olivier Gilg and academy professor Ilkka Hanski from the University of Helsinki have teamed up with Benoit Sittler, a researcher from the University of Freiburg, and studied the waning of the previously cyclical population dynamics of the collared lemming in Greenland.
Maternal effects and additive genetic inheritance in the collared lemming (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus).
1995), to quantify the regional availability of collared lemming habitats.
Five species of terrestrial mammals were recorded on Prince Leopold Island: wolf (Cams lupus), Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus), Arctic hare (Lepus arcticus), collared lemming (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus), and caribou (Rangifer tarandus) (Table 2).
Both study areas supported cyclic populations of collared lemming (Dicrostonyx groen-landicus) and brown lemming (Lemmus trimucronatu,.
Our rate of 11% of winter nests with signs of weasel predation, as observed also over the larger area, lies within the range of values observed for stoat predation on Nearctic collared lemming (D.
A long-term field study on a cyclic population of collared lemming in Greenland suggested that a delayed numerical response of stoats (Mustela erminea L.
Key words: arctic tern, collared lemming, Dicrostonyx groenlandicus.