genus Zapus


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Noun1.genus Zapus - type genus of the Zapodidaegenus Zapus - 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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The rodent genus Zapus of North America is represented by 3 species of jumping mice, 2 of which are distributed within the western part of the continent (Gannon 1988; Hart and others 2004).
The systematics and biology of the genus Zapus (Mammalia, Rodentia, Zapodidae) [dissertation].
Evolutionary relationships of jumping mice (genus Zapus) of the southwestern United States.