Blarina brevicauda


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Related to Blarina brevicauda: Sorex cinereus, American short-tailed shrew
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Noun1.Blarina brevicauda - North American shrew with tail less than half its body lengthBlarina brevicauda - North American shrew with tail less than half its body length
shrewmouse, shrew - small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles
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We classified each prey into size classes based on mass with <1 kg as "small" (S), 1-6 kg as "medium" (M), and >6 kg considered "large" (L) Taxa Common name Size Mammalia Artiodactyla Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed deer L Soricomorpha Sorex cinereus Masked shrew S Blarina brevicauda Short-tailed shrew S Lagomorpha Sylvilagus spp.
Two species are found in the area surrounding Chattanooga, Tennessee: Blarina brevicauda, northern short-tailed shrew; Blarina carolinensis, southern short-tailed shrew.
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.
Lateral and ventral scent glands have been reported from the short-tailed shrew, Blarina brevicauda (Pearson 1946), and the salivary gland or glands of the shrew were described in Pearson (1942).
In Blarina brevicauda, the short-tailed shrew of eastern North America, the benefits of venom are well documented, says Joseph Merritt of the University of Pittsburgh's ecological-research station in Linesville, Pa.
These species include Bufo americanus and Pseudacris crucifer (a toad and a frog), Blarina brevicauda and Sorex cinereus (shrews), Myotis cf.
Species Code Special Pitfall Sherman Captured Blarina brevicauda BLBR 0.
Mammalian predators (Mustela erminea, Blarina brevicauda, Procyon lotor, and Mephitis mephitis) were removed from control and removal grids whenever caught.
A comparative study of the osteology and myology of the craneal and cervical regions of the shrew, Blarina brevicauda and the mole, Scalopus aquaticus.
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.
2003 Effects of lead on exploratory behavior and running speed in the shrew, Blarina brevicauda (Insectivora).