Onychomys


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Noun1.Onychomys - grasshopper mice
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cricetidae, family Cricetidae - mostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters
grasshopper mouse - insectivorous mouse of western North America
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El patron tipo III de organizacion muscular a nivel de la ampolla y el istmo asemejo al coipo con roedores como el raton domestico, la rata comun, la marmota alpina (Mar-mota marmota), el raton escorpion (Onychomys torridus), el raton silvestre (Microtus spp.), un insectivoro como la musarana de Vagrant (Sorex vagrans) y el murcielago marron (Eptesicus fuscus) (Beck et al).
Rodent species Habitat type GLPD GL December April December April Baiomys taylori -- -- 25 1 Dipodomys merriami -- 1 2 -- Dipodomys ordii -- -- -- -- Dipodomys spectabilis -- -- 3 2 Neotoma albigula -- -- 2 -- Onychomys leucogaster 9 -- 6 -- Peromyscus leucopus -- -- -- -- Peromyscus maniculatus -- -- 9 (3) -- Perognathus flavus 4 1 5 -- Reithrodontomys megalotis -- -- -- -- Sigmodon hispidus -- -- -- -- Overall prevalence (%) 0 0 5.77 0 Rodent species Habitat type MS December April Baiomys taylori -- -- Dipodomys merriami 18 8 Dipodomys ordii 1 2 Dipodomys spectabilis 1 1 Neotoma albigula 7 -- Onychomys leucogaster 7 -- Peromyscus leucopus 1 -- Peromyscus maniculatus 13 4 Perognathus flavus 3 3 Reithrodontomys megalotis 0 1 Sigmodon hispidus 5 4 Overall prevalence (%) 0 0
She decided to take a look at southern grasshopper mice, Onychomys torridus, carnivorous rodents known to chow down on scorpion species less toxic than bark scorpions.
irroratus alleni en Queretaro (Acosta 2003); Onychomys torridus (Coues, 1874) en Durango y L.
In addition to the recognized arenavirus hosts, other Texas rodent genera (Onychomys, Baiomys, Peromyscus, Dipodomys, and Chaetodipus) have tested positive for arenavirus antibodies (Milazzo et al.
We captured three other cricetids (Onychomys torridus, Peromyscus boylii and P.
Molecular biogeography in the pocket mice (Perognathus and Chaetodipus) and grasshopper mice (Onychomys): the late Cenozoic development of a North American aridlands rodent guild.
Although bark scorpions (Centruroides spp.) are well known for possessing potent neurotoxins that might deter a vertebrate enemy, grasshopper mice (Onychomys spp.) are resistant to the lethal effects of the venom and feed voraciously on Centruroides (Rowe & Rowe 2006, 2008); an effectively delivered sting, however, often causes sufficient pain for the mouse to drop the scorpion, providing an opportunity for its escape (Rowe & Rowe 2006).
Species C/H/I * Abundance ** Bat I 0.6 Sorex I 0.6 Onychomys I 1.2 Odocoileus H 1.2 Antilocapra H 2.4 Lepus H 10.2 Sylvilagus H 1.2 Neotoma H 1.2 Dipodomys H 35.5 Juv.
Similar variation in some North American rodents (e.g., Onychomys, Spermophilus, and Peromyscus) and the high resistance of a few (e.g., Dipodomys) provide reasons for optimism.