Ochotona princeps

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Two pika species, the American pika, Ochotona princeps (Richardson, 1828), and collared pika, O.
Extensive sampling of American pika populations provides an opportunity to assess demographic trends for a diverse array of parasites associated with a single host species.
2010: Isolation and introgression in the Intermountain West: contrasting gene genealogies reveal the complex biogeographic history of the American pika (Ochotona princeps).
1993: North American pika (Ochotona princeps) as a late quaternary biogeographic indicator species.
A relative of the rabbit, the American pika is particularly sensitive to changes in climate.
The example about the American pika is an exception.
The parameter estimation procedures were also applied to two empirical data sets, one on the American pika (Ochotona princeps) and the other on the false heath fritillary butterfly (Melitaea diamina).
Long-term dynamics in a metapopulation of the American pika.
I tested the toxin-reduction and enhanced preservation hypotheses with the North American pika (Ochotona princeps: Lagomorpha).
Factors governing diet selection in a herbivorous mammal, the North American pika, Ochotona princeps.
Effects of Acomastylis rossii tannins on a mammalian herbivore, the North American pika, Ochotona princeps.
The researchers also found that species with higher latitudinal and elevation ranges, like polar bears, American pikas and shadow chipmunks, were more likely to respond to climate change than mammals living lower in latitude and elevation.
American pikas have been extirpated from some of their previously occupied sites in the West, as have shadow chipmunks, which are in decline in California's Yosemite National Park.
Related to rabbits, American pikas (Ochotona princeps) live in rocky, high-elevation habitats in the western mountains of North America.
North American pikas (Ochotona princeps), small mammals belonging to the Order Lagomorpha, inhabit rocky, talus slopes above the tree line throughout western North America.
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