Dicrostonyx


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But for Dicrostonyx torquatus, short photoperiod increased body mass and reduced thermogenesis (Powel et al., 2002).
lemmus) and collared lemmings (principally Dicrostonyx torquatus and D.
Maternal effects and additive genetic inheritance in the collared lemming Dicrostonyx groenlandicus.
Dicrostonyx, Lemmus, Ellobius, Ondatra, Microtus; see Levine and Ivens, 1990).
curzoniae, Dicrostonyx groenlandicus (Gross et al., 1985; Nagy and Negus, 1993; McNab,2002).Regulation of digestive tract morphology had the vital significance for animals adaptation to changes in energy intake and digestibility (Derting and Bogue, 1993).
Lemmussibirica and Dicrostonyx torquatus), because lemming predators shift to bird eggs and young during poor rodent years (e.g.
Tundra ecosystems are not very notable for their diversity of animal species, although the number of individuals of a given species may be very high--for example, reindeer herds, populations of lemmings (Lemmus, Dicrostonyx), or northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus).
Sittler (1995) found no evidence that mustelid predation caused the 3-yr low of collared lemmings (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus) in northeast Greenland.
Keywords: arctic ground squirrel; collared lemming; Dicrostonyx kilangmiutak; generalist predator; predator diets; prey refuge; red fox; Rough-legged Hawk; semigeneralist predator; specialist predator.
Report of cancer in a captive varying lemming, Dicrostonyx groenlandicus groenlandicus (Traill).
Energy acquisition and allocation in male collared lemmings (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus): Effects of photoperiod, temperature and diet quality.
Reproductive performance and growth in captive collared lemmings (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus).
Five species of terrestrial mammals were recorded on Prince Leopold Island: wolf (Cams lupus), Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus), Arctic hare (Lepus arcticus), collared lemming (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus), and caribou (Rangifer tarandus) (Table 2).
It suggested that leptin may be responsible for seasonal adjustments in body mass as a potential adiposity signal (Zhang and Wang, 2007), which showed a positive correlation with body fat mass (Considine et al., 1996; Wolden-Hanson et al., 1999; Woods et al., 2000), such as in Dicrostonyx groenlandicus (Johnson et al., 2004), P.