Neotoma floridana

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Noun1.Neotoma floridana - large greyish-brown wood rat of the southeastern United States
wood rat, wood-rat - any of various small short-tailed rodents of the northern hemisphere having soft fur grey above and white below with furred tails and large ears; some are hosts for Ixodes pacificus and Ixodes scapularis (Lyme disease ticks)
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polionotus, eastern wood rats Neotoma floridana, eastern gray squirrels Sciurus carolinensis, fox squirrels S.
This creates a possible link to the Neotoma floridana.
Here we describe an unusual case of an eastern woodrat, Neotoma floridana (Ord) (Rodentia: Muridae), parasitized by larvae of Cutere bra fontinella Clark, which typically infest mice.
Nests associates and ectoparasites of the eastern wood rat, Neotoma floridana, in Indiana.
Short report: a disseminated infection of Leishmania mexicana in an eastern woodrat, Neotoma floridana, collected in Texas.
The distribution and ecology of the eastern woodrat, Neotoma floridana, in Indiana.
maniculatus, Sigmodon hispidus, Neotoma floridana, Reithrodontomys fulvescens, R.
9 - Microtus ochrogaster (prairie vole) - - Microtus pinetorum (woodland vole) - - Mus musculus (house mouse) - - Neotoma floridana (eastern woodrat) 0.
Neotoma floridana is listed as endangered, threatened or species of concern in five states (IL, NC, SC, TN, FL), although recent surveys have not been conducted in states where populations are presumably stable (Monty and Feldhamer, 2002).
Construction, use, and defense of a central food cache by the eastern woodrat, Neotoma floridana.