Cynomys ludovicianus


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Noun1.Cynomys ludovicianus - tail is black tippedCynomys ludovicianus - tail is black tipped      
prairie dog, prairie marmot - any of several rodents of North American prairies living in large complex burrows having a barking cry
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Influence of prairie dogs Cynomys ludovicianus on habitat heterogeneity and mammalian diversity in Mexico.
Black-tailed prairie dogs (BTPD), Cynomys ludovicianus (Rodentia: Sciuridae) have become a major focus in wildlife conservation because they are considered a 'keystone' species in North American grasslands (1).
A multi-state conservation plan for the black-tailed prairie dog, Cynomys ludovicianus, in the United States --an addendum to the black-tailed prairie dog conservation assessment and strategy.
The Conata Basin is a portion of the Buffalo Gap National Grassland in southwestern South Dakota, which has extensive black-tailed prairie dog Cynomys ludovicianus colonies (approximately 11,803 ha; Fig.
De vida subterranea son tambien los perritos de las praderas, asi llamados por sus agudos chillidos que semejan ladridos: en realidad son ardillas terricolas de la especie Cynomys ludovicianus.
Applications of this approach to a typical mammalian breeding system (the black-tailed prairie dog Cynomys ludovicianus, a social species displaying polygyny and nearly complete male dispersal) showed this combination of features boosted coancestry within breeding groups (up to 16%) while keeping inbreeding at a negligible level (1%; Sugg et al.