meadow vole

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Noun1.meadow vole - widely distributed in grasslands of northern United States and Canadameadow vole - widely distributed in grasslands of northern United States and Canada
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 Microtus, Microtus - voles of the northern hemisphere
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One proposed explanation for increased trapping success in elevated traps is M.
Our primary objective was to determine if competition for traps with M.
The neuropeptide arginine vasopressin influences social and reproductive behavior in male Microtus ochrogaster and M.
Only Microtus ochrogaster was present at the KS site, which is outside the species range of M.
Thatch depth and grass density (represented in our analyses as number of grass contacts), along with other aspects of habitat structure, have been associated with important variation in habitat quality for M.
Vegetation characteristics of Microtus ochrogaster and M.
There was sufficient free water within the plant tissues of both grasses and forbs in all three habitats to satisfy the water requirements of Microtus ochrogaster and M.
During the course of a study of population dynamics of the prairie vole, Microtus ochrogaster, and the meadow vole, M.
Reduced survival also was most commonly associated with cessation of population growth of the meadow vole, M.
2001) of sympatric populations of Microtus ochrogaster and M.
By order of decreasing abundance, they were Blarina brevicauda (23 individuals), Cryptotis parva (21), Microtus ochrogaster (11), Sorex longirostris (7), Sorex fumeus (5), Zapus hudsonius (4), Peromyscus leucopus (3), M.
TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 1 OMITTED] This sharp drop in trap success was most extreme in September, when a total of 476 trap nights during September 1992 and 1993 yielded a single M.