Neotoma


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Noun1.Neotoma - packrats
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cricetidae, family Cricetidae - mostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters
bushytail woodrat, Neotoma cinerea, trade rat, pack rat, packrat - any of several bushy-tailed rodents of the genus Neotoma of western North America; hoards food and other objects
dusky-footed woodrat, Neotoma fuscipes - host to Lyme disease tick (Ixodes pacificus) in northern California
eastern woodrat, Neotoma floridana - large greyish-brown wood rat of the southeastern United States
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ARTHROPODS (ARATHROPODA: ARACHNIDA AND INSECTA) ASSOCIATED WITH THE NESTS OF NEOTOMA MEXICANA (MAMMALIA: RODENTIA) FROM SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, GUANAJUATO, MEXICO
miyamotoi infects woodrats (Neotoma fuscipes), brush mice (Peromyscus boylii), and California mice (P.
Metagenomic sequencing provides insights into microbial detoxification in the guts of small mammalian herbivores (Neotoma spp.).
hispidus, 11 Western Harvest Mice (Reithrodontomys megalotis), 1 Southern Plains Woodrat (Neotoma micropus), and 1 Ord's Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys ordii).
(6) 1.1 2.9 2.1 Bushy-tailed Woodrat Neotoma cinerea - 1.3 1.1 Ground Squirrel Spermophilus spp.
American porcupine M Castoridae Castor canadensis American beaver L Cricetidae Neotoma magister Allegheny woodrat S Microtus spp.
Some taxa which have been studied include viverrids (Atilax, Bdeogal, Civettictis, Genetta, Helogale, Herpestes, Ichneumia, Mungos, and Nandinia) from eastern Africa (Taylor 1971), water voles (Arvicola terrestris monticola) from Europe (Ventura and Gotzens 2005), squirrels (Glaucomys sabrinus, Arborimus logicaudus, Tamiasciurus douglasii, Sciurus griseus, and Tamias spp.) and woodrats (Neotoma spp.) from Oregon (Forsman and Otto 2006), and Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana) from Georgia (Mead and Patterson 2009).
Annual Activity Patterns of the Eastern Woodrat (Neotoma floridana) in Western Tennessee.
Neotoma stephensi packrats hoard only juniper twigs, which make up 90 percent of their diet despite the plant's toxicity.
For example, the whitethroated woodrat Neotoma albigula experienced elevated body temperature and resting metabolic rate when consuming PSMs at increased temperature, which increased the thermoregulatory costs of its diet (Mclister et al.
I admit belonging metaphorically to the species neotoma cinerea, the North American pack rat--a claim readily verified by those who know me.