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Noun1.Neotoma - packrats
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cricetidae, family Cricetidae - mostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters
bushytail woodrat, Neotoma cinerea, trade rat, pack rat, packrat - any of several bushy-tailed rodents of the genus Neotoma of western North America; hoards food and other objects
dusky-footed woodrat, Neotoma fuscipes - host to Lyme disease tick (Ixodes pacificus) in northern California
eastern woodrat, Neotoma floridana - large greyish-brown wood rat of the southeastern United States
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A new species of Brucella isolated from the desert wood rat, Neotoma lepida Thomas.
American porcupine M Castoridae Castor canadensis American beaver L Cricetidae Neotoma magister Allegheny woodrat S Microtus spp.
Neotoma stephensi packrats hoard only juniper twigs, which make up 90 percent of their diet despite the plant's toxicity.
Allen, 1890 HETEROMYIDAE Liomys irroratus NA (Gray, 1868) GEOMYIDAE Cratogeomys fumosus MA EM (Merriam, 1894) Pappogeomys bulleri MA EM (Thomas, 1892) CRICETIDAE Baiomys taylori NA (Thomas, 1887) Neotoma mexicana NA Baird, 1855 Peromyscus sp.
For example, the whitethroated woodrat Neotoma albigula experienced elevated body temperature and resting metabolic rate when consuming PSMs at increased temperature, which increased the thermoregulatory costs of its diet (Mclister et al.
I admit belonging metaphorically to the species neotoma cinerea, the North American pack rat--a claim readily verified by those who know me.
It was thought there was a possible link with Neotoma albigula, the white throated wood rat.
By tapping on the can with a stick, we determined that it held a pack rat (scientific name: Neotoma cinera, also known as a wood rat or trade rat) almost as large as a cat.
GRUPO ESPECIES NOM-059- SEMARNAT- 2001 ANFIBIOS Buffo alvarius Buffo punctatus Buffo retiformis X Rana catesbiana REPTILES Cnemidophorus exsaguis Cnemidophorus inornatus Cnemidophorus tigris Lampropeltis triangulm Sauromaulus obesus X Uma notata X Uta stanburiana MAMIFEROS Amnospermophilus harrisi Canis letrans Conepatus leuconotus Didelphis virginiana Dipodomys deserti Lasiurus borealis Lasiurus ega Leptonicteris nivalis x Lepus alleni x Lepus californicus Linx rufus Macrotus californicus Myotis californicus Neotoma lepida x Perognathus bayleyi Perognathus penicillatus Pipistrellus hesperus Spilogale putorius Sylvilagus aududoni Tadarida brasiliensis Tadarida molossa Taxidea taxus x Thomomys bottae Urocyon cinereoargenteus Vulpes macrotis x
Intestinal capacity of P-glycoprotein is higher in the juniper specialist, Neotoma stephensi, than the sympatric generalist, Neotoma albigula.