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Related to Zapus: Zapus hudsonius, Jumping Mice
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Noun1.Zapus - type genus of the ZapodidaeZapus - type genus of the Zapodidae    
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Zapodidae, Zapodidae - jumping mice
meadow jumping mouse, Zapus hudsonius - widely distributed in northeastern and central United States and Canada
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Jumping Mouse Zapus princeps 2.3 - - Undetermined cricetid 2.3 - 4.2 Total vole-sized prey 67.0 83.1 70.5 Undetermined squirrel 10.2 11.1 15.8 N.
A study of the Meadow Jumping Mouse, Zapus hudsonius (Zimmermann), in central New York.
Additional seropositive animals at Hughes Creek included 1 northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus), 1 golden-mantled ground squirrel (Callospermophilus lateralis), and 1 western jumping mouse (Zapus princeps).
In addition to Microtus, we captured Peromyscus maniculatus, Tamias minimus, Zapus princeps, Urocitellus spp., Sorex spp., Thomomys talpoides, Myodes gapperi, and Tamiasciurus hudsonicus.
To avoid potential impact on the endangered Preble's jumping mouse (Zapus hudsonicus preblei), all captured jumping mice were identified to species and then released immediately without being marked.
King TL, Switzer JF, Morrison CL, Eackles MS, Young CC, Lubinski BA, Cryan P (2006) Comprehensive genetic analyses reveal evolutionary distinction of a mouse (Zapus hudsonius preblei) proposed for delisting from the US Endangered Species Act.
The Preble's meadow jumping mouse (Zapus hudsonius preblei) is a three-inch rodent with a long tail and big feet, capable of three-foot leaps, that lives in riparian areas in the Rocky Mountains.
(61.) Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse (Zapus hudsonius preblei), 68 Fed.
montanus, montane vole x -- -- Microtus sp., meadow vole -- 6 8 Ondotra zibethicus, muskrat x -- -- Phenacomys intermedius, heather vole x -- -- Dipodidae (Zapodidae) Zapus princes, western jumping mouse x -- -- Erethizontidae Erethizon dorsatutn, porcupine x -- -- CARNIVORA Canidae Canis latrans, coyote x -- -- Urocyon cinereoargenteus, gray fox x -- -- Vulpes Vulpes, red fox x -- -- Ursidae Ursus americanus, black bear x -- -- U.
Illinois also offers a varied prey base with voles (Microtus spp.) and mice (Peromyscus spp., Ochrotomys nuttalli, Mus musculus, and Zapus hudsonius) found throughout the state, as well as other species of suitable prey for the long-tailed weasel (Hoffmeister, 1989).
Effects of carbaryl-treated bait on maternal behavior and sprint performance in the meadow jumping mouse, Zapus hudsonius.