eastern woodrat


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Noun1.eastern woodrat - large greyish-brown wood rat of the southeastern United States
wood rat, wood-rat - any of various small short-tailed rodents of the northern hemisphere having soft fur grey above and white below with furred tails and large ears; some are hosts for Ixodes pacificus and Ixodes scapularis (Lyme disease ticks)
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I also caught seven fulvous harvest mice (Reithrodontomys fulvescens) and one eastern woodrat (Neotoma floridana).
Periodic monitoring of eastern woodrat and raccoon populations in southern Illinois should continue.
Here we describe an unusual case of an eastern woodrat, Neotoma floridana (Ord) (Rodentia: Muridae), parasitized by larvae of Cutere bra fontinella Clark, which typically infest mice.
The inventory found the habitat of a rare animal--the Eastern Woodrat, the Carolina Hemlock Bluff plant community, four rare plants, seeps, springs, mountain streams, and the property's ridgeline, which contains an old-growth forest of 150-year old trees.
The Key Largo woodrat (Neotoma floridana smalli), the southernmost subspecies of the eastern woodrat, is only known to occur in the hardwood hammock vegetation of northern Key Largo, Florida.
-- The eastern woodrat is found throughout the eastern one-third of the state (Schmidly 2004).
Short report: a disseminated infection of Leishmania mexicana in an eastern woodrat, Neotoma floridana, collected in Texas.
The present distribution and status of the eastern woodrat, Neotoma floridana, in Indiana.
A small number of Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis) and two species of concern, the Eastern woodrat (Neotoma floridana) and the small-footed bat (Myotis subulatus), will also be protected by the gate.
The eastern woodrat appears to be expanding northward in eastern Nebraska.
So one awaits the result of the budget wars with visions of Kate Moss and Linda Evangelista swishing down runways in beautiful Cougar (Felis concolor) coats with Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) trim, Eastern Woodrat (Neotoma floridana) muffs and eye-bashing belts of Massasauga Rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus).

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