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Noun1.Heteromyidae - small New World burrowing mouselike rodents with fur-lined cheek pouches and hind limbs and tail adapted to leaping; adapted to desert conditions: pocket mice; kangaroo mice; kangaroo rats
mammal family - a family of mammals
pocket mouse - any of various small nocturnal burrowing desert rodents with cheek pouches and long hind legs and tail
genus Liomys, Liomys - pocket mice
Dipodomys, genus Dipodomys - kangaroo rats
Sciuromorpha, suborder Sciuromorpha - large more or less primitive rodents: squirrels; marmots; gophers; beavers; etc.
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A PRODEP por el apoyo al proyecto: "Ectoparasitos asociados a roedores de las familias Cricetidae y Heteromyidae del municipio de San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato".
Chromosome studies of certain pocket mice genus Perognathus (Rodentia: Heteromyidae).
leucopus; Cricetidae), voles (Microtus californicus; Cricetidae), shrews (Microsorex hoyri; Soricidae), and heteromyid rodents (Heteromyidae) (Appendix 1).
Many studies on the growth and development of rodents have been conducted on Spermophilus belding belding (Morton and Tung, 1971), Scotinomys teguina (Hooper and Carleton, 1976), Perognathus longimembris (Heteromyidae) and Rattus exulans (Murinae) (Creighton and Strauss, 1986), Spermophilus mollisand (Rickart, 1986), Apodemus semotus (Lin et al., 1993), Lagurus lagurus (Jiang et al., 1995) as well as other animals like Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris (Kanashiro et al., 2009), Eubalaena glacialis (Fortune et al., 2012), Angus pasture-fed cows (Goldberg and Ravagnolo, 2015), Unio terminalis delicates (Sereflisan and Gokce, 2016).
During October-November 2003, we used removal trapping of nonvolant small mammals (Soricidae, Didelphidae, Heteromyidae and Cricetidae) in 12 sampling sites using trap lines for 8-9 nights (Table 1).
Population ecology of Heteromys pictus (Rodentia: Heteromyidae), in a tropical deciduous forest with human disturbance, in Oaxaca coast, Mexico.
However, following the extinction of megaherbivores in the late Pleistocene, Joshua tree seed dispersal now depends entirely on the more limited dispersal (< 100 m) of rodents in the Sciuridae, Heteromyidae and Cricetidae (Vander Wall et al.
Population structure of Dipodomys ingens (Heteromyidae): the role of special heterogeneity in maintaining genetic diversity.
In this genus, as in other desert inhabitants of the family Heteromyidae, the presence of bipedalism has direct consequences on the speed of movement and leaping distance (Price, 1993).
En Venezuela, los pequenos mamiferos no voladores pertenecientes a los ordenes Didelphimorphia, Paucituberculata, Soricomorpha y Rodentia (familias Sciuridae, Heteromyidae, Cricetidae, Caviidae y Echimyidae) constituyen el 31% de la fauna de mamiferos documentada para el pais, con 19 especies endemicas (Sanchez-Hernandez y Lew, 2012), a las cuales hay que adicionar Cryptotis aroensis y C.
Heteromyidae Heteromys austratis x ORDEN RODENTIA Fam.