Microtus ochrogaster


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Noun1.Microtus ochrogaster - typical vole of the extended prairie region of central United States and southern CanadaMicrotus ochrogaster - typical vole of the extended prairie region of central United States and southern 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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Nutrition and population dynamics of the prairie vole, Microtus ochrogaster, in central Illinois.
Plant phenolics as chemical defenses: effects of natural phenolics on survival and growth of prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster).
Krubitzer, "Connections of auditory and visual cortex in the prairie vole (Microtus ochrogaster): evidence for multisensory processing in primary sensory areas," Cerebral Cortex, vol.
In prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster) one study reported that castration reduced paternal behavior (Wang & De Vries, 1993), although a later study concluded that castration had no effect (Lonstein & De Vries, 1999).
En un estudio realizado para discernir el rol de las sobremarcas, Thomas y Wolff (2002) observaron que las marcas secundarias depositadas por machos de Microtus ochrogaster y M.
Bachelors aren't blind or stupid; they recognize individual males among their fellow short-tailed Microtus ochrogaster rodents scurrying through old fields in the center of North America.
Connections of auditory and visual cortex in the prairie vole ( Microtus ochrogaster ): Evidence for multisensory processing in primary sensory areas.
Interestingly, some mammals that are expected to be present in the area were not found in the pellets, including harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys megalotis), prairie vole (Microtus ochrogaster), and brown rat (Rattus norvegicus), all of which have been reported in Saw-whet and/or Long-eared Owl pellets previously (Graber 1962, Swengel and Swengel 1992).
In temperate climates, greater losses were measured during drought conditions for male but not female North American deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus; Kaufman and Kaufman, 1994) and with extremes in temperature for deer mice (Kaufman and Kaufman, 1994), hispid cotton rats (Sigmodon hispidus), and prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster; Slade, 1991).
Year 2008 2009 2010 Total Talpidae Scalopus aguaticus 1 1 1 3 Soricidae Blarina brevicauda 14 5 0 19 Sorex cinereus 8 2 0 10 Cricetidae: Arvicolinae Microtus ochrogaster 0 48 14 62 Microtus pennsylvanicus 0 32 27 59 Cricetidae: Neotominae Peromyscus leucopus 7 54 4 65 Peromyscus maniculatus 0 5 26 31 Reithrodontomys 0 10 3 13 megalotis Muridae Mus musculus 0 2 2 4 Dipodidae Zapus hudsonius 1 1 21 23 Sciuridae Tamias striatus 1 0 0 1 Total 32 160 98 290 Trap-nights 1211 2924 2985 7120 Captures/trap-night 0.026 0.055 0.033 0.041 Table 2.--Total mist net captures of 10 bat species on the IAA conservation lands between 1997 and 2010.
Source Species n This study Arborimus longicaudus 7 Winkleman and Getz 1962 Meriones unguiculatus 4 Getz 1963 Microtus ochrogaster 27 Church 1966 Microtus californicus 47 Getz 1963 Microtus pennsylvanicus 22 Getz 1968 Clethrionomys gapperi 6 McManus 1974 Clethrionomys gapperi 5 Rhodes and Richmond 1981 Pitymys pinetorutn (2) 10 Rhodes and Richmond 1981 Pitymys pinetortim (3) 10 Free water consumption Source ml/g/d ml/d This study 0.016 [+ or -] 0.01 0.5 Winkleman and Getz 1962 0.039 nd Getz 1963 0.206 6.6 Church 1966 0.246 [+ or -] 0.66 nd Getz 1963 0.282 8.2 Getz 1968 0.315 7.23 McManus 1974 0.679 [+ or -] 0.536 (1) nd Rhodes and Richmond 1981 0.71 14.8 Rhodes and Richmond 1981 0.77 15.5 (1) Mean is the grand mean of 5 groups that were tested at different ambient temperatures.