Spermophilus


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Noun1.Spermophilus - typical ground squirrelsSpermophilus - typical ground squirrels    
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Sciuridae, Sciuridae - a mammal family of true squirrels including: ground squirrels; marmots; chipmunks; flying squirrels; spermophiles
spermophile, ground squirrel, gopher - any of various terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds; often destroy crops
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For instance, maternal milk production is an important limiting factor to the offspring growth in the Piute Ground squirrel Spermophilus mollis (Rickart, 1986).
Ethoecology of the round-tailed ground squirrel, Spermophilus tereticaudus.
durazno Prunuspersica, aguacate Persea americana y la fauna silvestre esta representada por animales como el armadillo Dasypus novemcinctus, conejo Sylvilagus cunicularius, coyote Canis latrans, tejon Nasua narica, zorrillo Mephitis macroura, ardillas: Sciurus aureogaster y Spermophilus variegatus, murcielagos: Sturnira parvidens, Artibeus jamaicensis, Artibeus intermedius, zopilote Coragyps atratus, urraca Quiscalus mexicanus, tortola Columbina inca e iguana negra Ctenosaura pectinata (INAFED 2015; INEGI, 2009).
1985: Environmental predictability, variability, and Spermophilus columbianus life history over an elevational gradient.
van Breukelen, "Ubiquitylation of proteins in livers of hibernating golden-mantled ground squirrels, Spermophilus lateralis," Cryobiology, vol.
Supernumerary teeth in Pleistocene, recent, and hybrid individuals of the Spermophilus richardsonii complex (Sciuridae).
Abstract The oxidative stress is an integral part of the metabolic depression machinery associated with hibernation, estimations and tolerance to freezing, dehydration, hypoxia and anoxia In the present study, we aim to investigate the role of hibernation on lipid peroxidation, nitric oxide production and glutathione levels in various tissues of Anatolian Ground Squirrel Spermophilus xanthoprymnus.
Ultrastructural changes in Paneth cells during hibernation in the ground squirrel Spermophilus lateralis.
nubilum, was necessary to use two methods; checking its scats there were found the following two records: Coyote, Canis latrans Say; Grey fox, Uriocyon cineroargentatus (Schreber); and by direct observations: hooded skunk, Mephitis macroura (Schreber); Mexican ground squirrel, Spermophilus mexicanus (Erxleben), and Spotted ground squirrel, S.
Of the non-target species, Chaetodipus hispidus was the most common (10 captures), followed by Spermophilus tridecemlineatus (six captures), Neotoma micropus (four captures), and Peromyscus leucopus (two captures).