Synaptomys borealis


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Noun1.Synaptomys borealis - of wet alpine and subalpine meadows of Canada and Alaska
lemming - any of various short-tailed furry-footed rodents of circumpolar distribution
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males females Nymphs Microtus longicaudus 2 0 1 1 Microtus pennsylvanicus 1 0 0 1 Myodes gapperi 18 1 17 33 Myodes rutilus 12 0 5 9 Peromyscus keeni 21 2 16 33 Peromyscus maniculatus 5 0 2 3 Sorex cinereus 3 0 3 12 Sorex monticolus 10 0 0 18 Synaptomys borealis 1 0 0 10 Tamiasciurus hudsonicus 6 0 8 2 Total 79 3 52 122 Average Host species Lavae Total infestation Microtus longicaudus 0 2 1.
Synaptomys borealis (Richardson, 1828) (Northern Bog Lemming)
Remarks: PM reports that the upper right M3 is similar in size to that of Synaptomys borealis, the Northern Bog Lemming, which is a larger species than S.