Neotoma cinerea


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Related to Neotoma cinerea: Neotoma fuscipes, Neotoma floridana
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Noun1.Neotoma cinerea - any of several bushy-tailed rodents of the genus Neotoma of western North AmericaNeotoma cinerea - any of several bushy-tailed rodents of the genus Neotoma of western North America; hoards food and other objects
wood rat, wood-rat - any of various small short-tailed rodents of the northern hemisphere having soft fur grey above and white below with furred tails and large ears; some are hosts for Ixodes pacificus and Ixodes scapularis (Lyme disease ticks)
dusky-footed woodrat, Neotoma fuscipes - host to Lyme disease tick (Ixodes pacificus) in northern California
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Species Powerline 1 2 3 Total Southern red-backed 4 12 10 26 vole, Myodes gapperi Montane vole, Microtus 2 4 0 6 montanus Ermine, Mustela erminea 0 0 0 0 Bushy-tailed woodrat, 0 1 0 1 Neotoma cinerea North American 21 26 13 60 deermouse, Peromyscus maniculatus Masked shrew, Sorex 11 11 6 28 cinereus Cinereus shrew, Sorex 2 5 4 11 monticolus American water shrew, 0 1 0 1 Sorex palustris Golden-mantled ground 0 0 0 0 squirrel, Spermophilus lateralis Least chipmunk, Tamias 7 16 9 32 minimus Red squirrel, 0 0 10 10 Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Western jumping mouse, 3 3 0 6 Zapus princeps Total individuals 50 79 52 181 Species richness 7 9 6 10 Chao 1 [+ or -] 1 SE 7 [+ or -] 10 [+ or -] 6 [+ or -] 0.
pocket mouse -- 2 2 Dipodomys heermanii, Heermann's kangaroo rat x -- -- Castoridae Castor canadensis, beaver x -- -- Muridae Neotoma cinerea, bushy-tailed woodrat x -- -- N.
Arthropod consorts found in the nests of Neotoma cinerea acraia (Ord) and Neotoma lepida lepida in Utah.