Microdipodops


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Noun1.Microdipodops - kangaroo miceMicrodipodops - kangaroo mice        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Heteromyidae, 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
dwarf pocket rat, kangaroo mouse - small silky-haired pouched rodent; similar to but smaller than kangaroo rats
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Dominance relationships of the dark kangaroo mouse (Microdipodops megacephalus) and the little pocket mouse (Perognathus longimembris) in captivity.
The rodents are the most diverse animal group and include ground squirrels (Spermophilus townsendii, Ammospermophilus leucurus), chipmunks (Eutamias, Tamias), kangaroo rats (Dipodomys spp.), kangaroo mice (Microdipodops megacephalus, M.
From this research, a general pattern involving species with different morphologies has emerged: bipedal kangaroo rats (Dipodomys spp.) and kangaroo mice (Microdipodops spp.) frequent open spaces ("open patches") between canopies of shrubs, and quadrupedal pocket mice (Chaetodipus spp.