Both Norway rats and roof rats were found in all 10 areas, whereas hispid cotton rats (Sigmodon hispidus) were found in the natural area and the Lower 9th Ward, and rice rats (Oryzomys palustris
) were found only in the natural area.
 studied the relationship between L1 activity and X inactivation in the Sigmodontinae Oryzomys palustris
and found that X-inactivation was normal even in the absence of L1 activity.
% Volume % Frequency Mammals Syluilagus palustris 25.1 42.0 Sigmodus hispidus 17.8 40.0 Sus scrofa 11.8 22.0 Sciurus carolinensis 9.3 20.0 Odocoileus virginianus 4.9 6.0 Procyon lotor 3.8 8.0 Peromyscus gossypinus 3.3 30.0 Dasypus novemcinctus 2.7 6.0 Oryzomys palustris
1.3 8.0 Blarina carolinensis 0.1 2.0 Unidentified rodent 0.1 6.0 Unidentified mammal 1.6 6.0 Subtotal 81.8 Birds 13.8 42.0 Vegetation Grass 0.9 26.0 Misc., vegetation 3.3 62.0 Ilex seeds 0.0 6.0 Melamplus 0.0 2.0 Subtotal 4.2 Insect 0.2 8.0 TOTAL 100.0 Coyotes (n = 105 scats) Table II.
(6) Bayou virus with a rodent reservoir in the marsh rice rat, Oryzomys palustris
, was responsible for the second largest number of HPS cases in the US after Sin nombre virus; four in Texas and one in Louisiana in 1995 (Figure 3).
New distributional records for rice rats (Oryzomys palustris
) in Oklahoma.
floridana, the rice rat, Oryzomys palustris
(Harlan) and the hispid cotton rat, Sigmodon hispidus Say and Ord) or 2 non-indigenous Rattus species (the black rat, R.
We also captured 123 Blarina carolinensis (southern short-tailed shrews), 12 house mice, 10 Microtus pinetorum (pine voles), 5 Oryzomys palustris
(rice rats), 4 Microtus ochrogaster (prairie voles) and 1 Zapus hudsonius (meadow jumping mouse).
1999-2000) y Oryzomys palustris
en ambientes templados (Joule & Jameson 1972, Park & Nowsielski-Slepowron 1972) muestran el mismo patron.
Greater grass cover might have allowed the presence of species such as fulvous harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys fulvescens), Coues' rice rat (Oryzomys couesi) and marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris
) which require habitats with dense grass cover (Davis & Schmidly 1994).
Swimming behavior of rice rats (Oryzomys palustris
) and cotton rats (Sigmodon hispidus).
Other rodent species known to carry HPS-associated hantaviruses include the rice rat (Oryzomys palustris
) and cotton rat (Sigmodon hispidus) [5,6].
Virus, reservoir, state cases Year References Bayou, Marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris
) Texas 4 1995, 1996, (18,20,21) 2001, 2007 Louisiana 1 1993 Black Creek Canal, Hispid cotton rat (Sigmodon hispidus (19) Florida 1 1993 New York, White-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) (22,23) New York 2 1994, 1995 Monongahela, Deer mouse (P.