Pitymys


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Noun1.Pitymys - pine 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
pine mouse, pine vole, Pitymys pinetorum - short-tailed glossy-furred burrowing vole of the eastern United States
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1990: Seasonal variations in haematological values and heart weight in two small mammals: a mouse Apodemus sylvaticus and a vole Pitymys duodecimcostatus.
([dagger]) Pitymys spp., Microtus spp., Mus musculus, Crocidura suaveolens.
Despite broad distributions in eastern North America, southern bog lemmings (Synaptomys cooperi) and woodland voles [Microtus (Pitymys) pinetorum] are less studied than other arvicoline rodents, primarily because their populations are patchy, often intermittently present, and usually low in density.
--En el nivel Va hay presencia de Microtus arvalis, Pitymys sp., Arvicola sp., Pliomys lenki, Apodemus sp.
Studies of voles in the genera Microtus, Pitymys, and Myodes suggest that most species consume relatively large amounts of free water per day when kept in captivity and fed artificial diets of dry lab chow.