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harvest mouse

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1. (Animals) a very small reddish-brown Eurasian mouse, Micromys minutus, inhabiting cornfields, hedgerows, etc, and feeding on grain and seeds: family Muridae
2. (Animals) American harvest mouse any small greyish mouse of the American genus Reithrodontomys: family Cricetidae
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Noun1.harvest mouse - any of several small greyish New World mice inhabiting e.g. grain fieldsharvest mouse - any of several small greyish New World mice inhabiting e.g. grain fields
New World mouse - a variety of rodent
genus Reithrodontomys, Reithrodontomys - New World harvest mice
2.harvest mouse - small reddish-brown Eurasian mouse inhabiting e.g. cornfieldsharvest mouse - small reddish-brown Eurasian mouse inhabiting e.g. cornfields
mouse - any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
genus Micromyx, Micromyx - Old World harvest mice
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Takada (1993) also investigated mass variations of body fats in three rodents, Apodemus speciosus, Mus musculus and Micromys minutus.
Vole 1 B Crocidura leucodon Bicolored white-toothed shrew 1 Mus musculus House mouse 2 C Micromys minutus Harvest mouse 1 Mus musculus House mouse 3 Myodes glareolus Bank vole 1 Microtus sp.
1990) Fatty acid hydroxylase system in the Japanese harvest mouse, Micromys minutus.
With a name longer than it is, life was always going to be hard for the micromys minutus.
The mice, micromys minutus, can make their nests in relative safety from their innumerable predators, including birds of prey and weasels, which are too big to enter through the hole.
There were no obvious differences in the initial density indices of Microtus voles nor of all small rodents (pooled density indices of voles, harvest mice Micromys minutus, and house mice Mus musculus) between manipulation and control areas and between the two study years ([ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED]; two-way ANOVA, Table 3).
The chromosomes of Micromys minutus (Rodentia, Murinae).