Blarina brevicauda (Say, 1823) (Northern Short-tailed Shrew)
Remarks: Blarina brevicauda has been recorded from all of the counties in the state (Baker 1983).
Taxon Subunits Charcoal Organic Red Sandy Bufo americanus + + + + Pseudacris crucifer 0 0 0 + Blarina brevicauda 0 0 + + Sorex cinereus 0 0 + 0 Myotis cf.
For example, the southeastern short-tailed shrew, Blarina brevicauda
, occurs in habitats that seemingly are represented in these parks.
Boonstra and Bowman (2003) reported that male Blarina brevicauda
(northern short-tailed shrew) inhabiting a grid contaminated with high levels of PCBs had significantly greater average body mass compared to individuals from grids with lower levels of contamination.
Population responses of Peromyscus leucopus and Blarina brevicauda
to emergence of periodical cicada.
By order of decreasing abundance, they were Blarina brevicauda (23 individuals), Cryptotis parva (21), Microtus ochrogaster (11), Sorex longirostris (7), Sorex fumeus (5), Zapus hudsonius (4), Peromyscus leucopus (3), M.
The major species in the dry old field were Cryptotis parva (16), Microtus ochrogaster (9), and Blarina brevicauda (7), Zapus hudsonius (3), and single individuals of Peromyscus leucopus, Synaptomys cooperi, and M.
Blarina brevicauda is usually rather abundant in woods, but even the woods were very dry.
The short-tailed shrew, Blarina brevicauda, ranges through most of the eastern and central United States (Hamilton and Whitaker, 1979:50).
Hangers-on, perhaps lingering in small refugia of suitable habitat in central Texas until drier, warmer conditions much like those of the present day, included Onychomys leucogaster, Pitymys pinetorum, and Blarina brevicauda.
Sites Moore Waco Mammoth Laubach Friesenhahn Species Pit Site Cave Cave Sorex cinereus Masked shrew Blarina brevicauda x Short-tailed shrew Cynomys ludovicianus x + Black-tailed prairie dog Geomys bursarius + + + Plains pocket gopher Thomomys bottae Botta's pocket gopher Peromyscus nasutus x Rock mouse Baiomys taylori Northern pygmy mouse Onychomys leucogaster Short-tailed grasshopper mouse Microtus ochrogaster Prairie vole Microtus pennsylvanicus Meadow vole Microtus sp.
maniculatus (deer mouse), one Clethrionomys gapperi (red-backed vole), and one Blarina brevicauda
piscivorus Lacepede, cottonmouth S Crotalus horridus Linnaeus, timber S rattlesnake Sistrurus catenatus (Rafinesque), N eastern massasauga Hypothetical: Eumeces anthracinus (Baird), coal skink Regina grahami Baird & Girard, Graham's water snake Tropidoclonian lineatum (Hallowell), lined snake Extirpated: Farancia abacura (Holbrook), mud snake X CLASS MAMMALIA Order Didelphimorphia (American opossums) Family Didelphidae (opossums) Didelphis virginiana Kerr, opossum I Order Insectivora (shrews and moles) Family Soricidae (shrews) Blarina brevicauda
(Say), short-tailed I shrew Cryptotis parva (Say), least shrew I Sorex cinereus Kerr, masked shrew N S.
1976 [a] 1993-1994, 1998 Dideiphimorphia Didelphidae Dideiphis virginiania * 15 Insectivora Soricidae Blarina brevicauda
* 16 Sorex cinereus 16 Talpidne Scalopus aquaticus numerous [b] Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Myotis septentrionalis 15 Lasiurus borealis 10 Myotis sodalis 4 Pipistrellus subflavus 4 Eptesicus fuscus 4 Myotis lucifugus Lasionycteris noctivagans Lasiurus cinereus Rodentia Muridne: Sigmodontinae Peromyscus leucopus * 171 Peromyscus maniculatus 86 Reithrodontomys megalotis 16 Muridne: Arvicolinae Microtus ochrogaster * 157 Synaptomys cooperi * 27 Microtus pennsylvanicus * 12 Ondatra zibethicus * 2 Muridne: Murinae Mus musculus * 8 Dipodidne Zapus hudsonius 8 PRC Env.