masked shrew


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Noun1.masked shrew - commonest shrew of moist habitats in North Americamasked shrew - commonest shrew of moist habitats in North America
shrewmouse, shrew - small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles
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Common Name Scientific Name Number of Individuals Masked Shrew Sorex cinereus 8 Northern Short-tailed Shrew Blarina brevicaudata 2 Eastern Mole Scalopus aquaticus 2 Short-tailed Weasel Mustela ermine 1 Eastern Chipmunk Tamias striatus 3 Red Squirrel Tamiasciurus hudsonicus 2 Southern Flying Squirrel Glaucomys volans 2 White-footed Mouse Peromyscus leucopus 7 Southern Red-backed Vole Clethrionomys gapperi 1 Meadow Vole Microtus pennsylvanicus 1 House Mouse Mus musculus 2 North American Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum 1 Unidentified Crayfish Cambarus sp.
Host species tested for Babesia microti reservoir competence, southeastern New York, USA, 2008-2010 * Host species Common name Mammals Blarina brevicauda Northern short-tailed shrew Didelphis virginiana Virginia opossum Glaucomys volans Northern flying squirrel Mephitis mephitis Striped skunk Peromyscus leucopus White-footed mouse Procyon lotor Raccoon Sciurus carolinensis Eastern gray squirrel Sorex cinereus Masked shrew Tamias striatus Eastern chipmunk Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Eastern red squirrel Birds Catharus fuscescens Veery Dumetella carolinensis Gray catbird Hylocichla mustelina Wood thrush Turdus migratorius American robin No.
The masked shrew (Sorex cinereus) was captured significantly more often in forested habitats at powerline sites ([chi square] = 16.
However, members of the cinereus complex of shrews are difficult to discern based on dental morphology, and although Masked Shrew (S.
Species not previously captured in Hendricks County were the masked shrew (Sorex cinereus), deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus), and western harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys megalotis).
parva generally inhabits more upland habitats than the masked shrew (Sorex cinereus) in Nebraska (Jones 1964), our C.
The masked shrew was found more commonly in pitfalls than in the other two types of traps.
From our field observations and specimens classified by the students in the mammalogy class, the following species were listed for the Schuyler site: masked shrew (Sorex cinereus), southeastern shrew (S.
Ecological relationships between the southeastern shrew (Sorex longirostris Bachman) and the masked shrew (S.
The masked shrew is presently found over much of northern North America and southward along the mountain ranges into Georgia and New Mexico.
Host species tested for Anaplasma phagocytophiluum reservoir competence, southeastern New York, USA, 2008-2010 * Host species Common name Mammals Blarina brevicauda Northern short-tailed shrew Didelphis virginiana Virginia opossum Glaucomys volans Southern flying squirrel Mephitis mephitis Striped skunk Peromyscus leucopus White-footed mouse Procyon lotor Raccoon Sciurus carolinensis Eastern gray squirrel Sorex cinereus Masked shrew Tamias striatus Eastern chipmunk Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Eastern red squirrel Birds Catharus fuscescens Veery Dumetella carolinensis Gray catbird Hylocichla mustelina Wood thrush Turdus migratorius American robin No.
2 (Lepus californicus) * Cottontail (Sylvilagus) * X X 1 Mountain cottontail X - 1 (Sylvilagus nuttallii) Notiosorex shrew X X 1 (Notiosorex) * Masked shrew - X 1 (Sorex cinereus) Merriam's shrew X X 1 (Sorex merriami) Dwarf shrew (Sorex nanus) X - 1 New Mexican shrew X X 1 (Sorex neomexicanus) Brazilian free-tailed bat - X 1 (Tadarida brasiliensis) * Pallid bat (Antrozous X X 1 pallidus) * Townsend's big-eared bat X X 1 (Corynorhinus townsendii) * Big brown bat (Eptesicus X X 1 fuscus)* Silver-haired bat - X 1 (Lasionycteris noctivagans) * California or western X X 1 small-footed myotis (Myotis californicus or M.