Ochotona princeps


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Noun1.Ochotona princeps - North American pikaOchotona princeps - North American pika      
mouse hare, pika, rock rabbit, cony, coney - small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America
genus Ochotona, Ochotona - type genus of the Ochotonidae
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The phylogeographic predictions of the strict cospeciation and episodic host-switching models were tested using the North American pika/parasite assemblage, with a primary focus on the American pika, Ochotona princeps (Richardson, 1828), and a suite of its endoparasitic cestodes and nematodes.
Key words: comparative phylogeography, co-evolution, host-switching, historical demography, Ochotona princeps, Pleistocene
Ochotona princeps is a generalist herbivore restricted to high-elevation talus slopes in North America (Broadbrooks 1965, Millar 1974).