genus Synaptomys

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Noun1.genus Synaptomys - bog lemmingsgenus Synaptomys - bog lemmings        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cricetidae, family Cricetidae - mostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters
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This represents the first report of a coccidian from the genus Synaptomys. Key words: Synaptomys cooperi; southern bog lemming; Rodentia; coccidia; Eimeria; Apicomplexa.
Although no species of coccidia have been described from the genus Synaptomys previously, we recently were able to examine feces and intestinal contents of select specimens.