brown lemming


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Synonyms for brown lemming

of northwestern Canada and Alaska

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At Herschel Island, on the 2.5 ha area, all four boxes, when checked in late winter, contained winter nests built by brown lemmings but later taken over by weasels (likely Mustela nivalis, judging by feces size).
In 2010, boxes were used by collared lemmings (7/40), brown lemmings (2/40), or both species (4/40), but only brown lemmings used the boxes in 2011.
The brown lemming, Lemmus sibiricus (Rodentia, Arvicolidae), in the Late Pleistocene of Alberta and its postglacial dispersal.
Differential attraction of females to dominant males: olfactory discrimination and mating preference in the brown lemming (Lemmus trimucronatus).
Male dominance status, female choice and mating success in the brown lemming, Lemmus trimucronatus.
The role of food and cover in population fluctuations of the brown lemming at Point Barrow, Alaska.
Brown lemmings (Lemmus trimucronatus) undergo large population fluctuations, and collared lemmings (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus) are also present, usually in lower numbers.
Common Rat, Rattus norvegicus Brown Lemming, Lemmus sibiricus ++ ++ Collared Lemming, Dicrostonyx ++ +++ groenlandicus
Common Rat, Rattus norvegicus Brown Lemming, Lemmus sibiricus +++ +++ +++ Collared Lemming, Dicrostonyx ++ ++ ++ groenlandicus
Brown lemmings (Lemmus trimucronatus), extremely rare, were found only in one Eriophorum/Carex tussock meadow.
As luck would have it, brown lemmings were also fairly abundant in 1952 and built to peak densities in 1953, so he could observe firsthand the dramatic events at snowmelt during a lemming high.