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Synonyms for deer mouse

brownish New World mouse

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Woodrats, California voles (Microtus californicus), deer mice (P.
If you have one established population 6 here, the deer mice 6 and a new species comes in and it is in aggressive colonizing mode, it takes over," she said.
Deer mice, depending on their habitat and geographic area, have grayish to reddish brown fur, white bellies, and a bicolored tail, changing from dark to light toward the end.
To yield this improved understanding of the partitioning of biodiversity among deer mice in this region, we obtained sequences of the ND3-ND4L-ND4 region (1, 439 base pairs [bp]) of the mitochondrial genome for P.
The relatively few harvest mice represented (n = 16; 3.7%) out of a combined sample of deer mice, microtines, and harvest mice (n = 436) suggested our results would not be unduly skewed by inclusion of harvest mice in our analysis.
Over the past 20 years, 624 cases of HPS have been described, with most cases (n=612, 98%) caused by the Sin nombre virus and its rodent reservoir in deer mice, Pero myscus maniculatus, in states west of the Mississippi River.
We found two species of deer mice, one of which I had not seen before in my previous research.
Washington, March 15 ( ANI ): Harvard scientists studying deer mice living in the Nebraska Sandhills were able to show that the changes in these animals' coat color were the result not of a single mutation, but at least nine separate mutations all within a single gene.
With a varied topography of canyons, dunes, flatlands, and beach areas, the island supports an array of endemic species including the San Nicolas Island fox (Urocyon littoralis), island night lizard (Xantusia riversiana), and native deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus).
It is believed that deer mice transmit the virus, and humans come into contact with it if they encounter fresh mouse droppings, saliva or urine.
The rare but severe respiratory disease is spread by contact with infected rodents, primarily deer mice. The virus causing HPS in the US cannot be passed from person to person.
Once the crops are harvested, the prairie deer mice remain, but the house mice leave and search for grassy areas with good cover.