phenacomys


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Noun1.phenacomys - any of several vole-like terrestrial or arboreal rodents of cold forested regions of Canada and western United Statesphenacomys - any of several vole-like terrestrial or arboreal rodents of cold forested regions of Canada and western United States
field mouse, vole - any of various small mouselike rodents of the family Cricetidae (especially of genus Microtus) having a stout short-tailed body and inconspicuous ears and inhabiting fields or meadows
genus Phenacomys - North American voles
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Phenacomys intermedins in fen and bog-like habitat (Pearson, 1999).
Small mammals of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, with a second Minnesota record for the Heather Vole, Phenacomys intermedius.
Notes on the life history of the red tree mouse, Phenacomys longicaudus.
Today both Microtus (three species) and Phenacomys intermedius (with rooted teeth) can be found in SEKI (Table 1).
meadow vole -- 6 8 Ondotra zibethicus, muskrat x -- -- Phenacomys intermedius, heather vole x -- -- Dipodidae (Zapodidae) Zapus princes, western jumping mouse x -- -- Erethizontidae Erethizon dorsatutn, porcupine x -- -- CARNIVORA Canidae Canis latrans, coyote x -- -- Urocyon cinereoargenteus, gray fox x -- -- Vulpes Vulpes, red fox x -- -- Ursidae Ursus americanus, black bear x -- -- U.
Only two boreal mammals found at Conklin Quarry are not found at Mill Creek: Phenacomys intermedius and Microtus sp.
Phenacomys intermedius, Zapus princeps, and Microtus longicaudus were sparsely distributed among the 36 sampling grids (Phenacomys were present in nine grids, Zapus in four, and Microtus in one only).
A second record of Phenacomys albipes in California, with a discussion of the species.
The red tree vole (Arborimus longicaudus) is an arboreal arvicoline rodent restricted to the coniferous forests of western Oregon (Johnson and George, 1991; Maser, 1998); its reclassification into the genus Arborimus from Phenacomys remains under dispute (see Murray, 1995).
Biology and life history of the Dusky Tree Mouse Phenacomys silvicola (Howell) [thesis].
The red tree vole Phenacomys longicaudus is a highly specialized species that inhabits the coastal forests of western Oregon and northwestern California.