Dipodidae


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Year 2008 2009 2010 Total Talpidae Scalopus aguaticus 1 1 1 3 Soricidae Blarina brevicauda 14 5 0 19 Sorex cinereus 8 2 0 10 Cricetidae: Arvicolinae Microtus ochrogaster 0 48 14 62 Microtus pennsylvanicus 0 32 27 59 Cricetidae: Neotominae Peromyscus leucopus 7 54 4 65 Peromyscus maniculatus 0 5 26 31 Reithrodontomys 0 10 3 13 megalotis Muridae Mus musculus 0 2 2 4 Dipodidae Zapus hudsonius 1 1 21 23 Sciuridae Tamias striatus 1 0 0 1 Total 32 160 98 290 Trap-nights 1211 2924 2985 7120 Captures/trap-night 0.026 0.055 0.033 0.041 Table 2.--Total mist net captures of 10 bat species on the IAA conservation lands between 1997 and 2010.
Anew species of Allactaga (Rodentia: Dipodidae) from Iran.
In this study, Bartonella genogroups D, E, and G were isolated from animals in the family Muridae, and Bartonella genogroup B was isolated from animals in the family Dipodidae. These findings suggest strict host specificity between the strains in these genogroups and the host animal family.
In Asia and northern Africa, this type of rodent is represented by the jerboas (the family Dipodidae); in North America, it is represented by the kangaroo mice and kangaroo rats (family Heteromyidae); in the deserts of Australia, it is represented by the jerboa-rat (Notomys, family Muridae) and the kultarr (Antechinomys, family Dasyuridae); and, in the deserts of southern Africa, it is represented by the springhare (Pedetes, family Pedetidae).
The Gobi and Turkestan Deserts, for example, share many higher faunal elements, being dominated by rodents in the families Muridae and Dipodidae (Mares 1993a).
White-tipped tails as species-specific characters are not uncommon among ricochetal rodents such as kangaroo rats (Heteromyidae), jerboas (Dipodidae), jumping mice (Zapodidae) and some similarly specialized members of the family Cricetidae.
2007: High relative frequency of Sicista subtilis (Dipodidae, Rodentia) in owl-pellets collected in Borsodi Mezoseg (NE Hungary).
Dipodidae: Zapodinae (jumping mice).--The meadow jumping mouse (Zapus hudsonius) is quite common in grassy fields at Willow Slough.
Seventy-three rodents belonging to five genera (Gerbillus, Desmodilliscus, Acomys, Arvicanthis, and Jaculus) and three families (Gerbillidae, Muridae, and Dipodidae) were captured in the same areas where mosquitoes were trapped, but no RVFV strains could be isolated and no serum was positive for IgM or IgG antibodies.