masked shrew


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commonest shrew of moist habitats in North America

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Only ticks from hosts that produced a minimum of 10 newly molted nymphs were tested for infection, with the exception of flying squirrels (Glaucomys volans), masked shrews (Sorex cinereus), and American robins (Turdus migratorius), which had low tick loads.
Flying squirrels, striped skunks, and masked shrews all transmitted B.
Species Powerline 1 2 3 Total Southern red-backed 4 12 10 26 vole, Myodes gapperi Montane vole, Microtus 2 4 0 6 montanus Ermine, Mustela erminea 0 0 0 0 Bushy-tailed woodrat, 0 1 0 1 Neotoma cinerea North American 21 26 13 60 deermouse, Peromyscus maniculatus Masked shrew, Sorex 11 11 6 28 cinereus Cinereus shrew, Sorex 2 5 4 11 monticolus American water shrew, 0 1 0 1 Sorex palustris Golden-mantled ground 0 0 0 0 squirrel, Spermophilus lateralis Least chipmunk, Tamias 7 16 9 32 minimus Red squirrel, 0 0 10 10 Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Western jumping mouse, 3 3 0 6 Zapus princeps Total individuals 50 79 52 181 Species richness 7 9 6 10 Chao 1 [+ or -] 1 SE 7 [+ or -] 10 [+ or -] 6 [+ or -] 0.
Masked shrews also were more abundant within forested habitats at powerline sites, likely due to their preference for mesic habitats (Williams, 1955).
The purpose of this paper is to summarize information on the mammal fauna, including the presence of three previously undocumented species in Hendricks County: the masked shrew (Sorex cinereus), and two species of cricetid rodent, the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) and the western harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys megalotis).
Southern flying squirrels, striped skunks, and masked shrews all transmitted A.
Species taken at Willow Slough and Newport but not at Goose Pond were the masked shrew Sorex cinereus, the western harvest mouse Reithrodontomys megalotis, and the meadow jumping mouse Zapus hudsonius.
Sorex cinereus, the masked shrew, is known from one central Texas deposit, Cave Without a Name, dating near the Wisconsinan-Holocene boundary.
hylophaga), masked shrew (Sorex cinereus), and dusky shrew (S.
In addition, the masked shrew would be expected at Glendora but not at Crane, as it occurs throughout the state except in the unglaciated hills.
The masked shrew (Sorex cinereus) and the meadow jumping mouse (Zapus hudsonius) were taken sparingly in the bottoms and in the uplands.
Like the masked shrew, the short-tailed shrew was taken mostly in moist habitats.
1990) found 16 species of mammals at Miller Woods: opossum, short-tailed shrew, masked shrew, eastern mole, cottontail, white-footed mouse, prairie deer mouse, meadow vole, muskrat, fox squirrel, gray squirrel, thirteen-lined ground squirrel, red squirrel, raccoon, long-tailed weasel and white-tailed deer.
Masked Shrews rest in small nests under logs or beneath rocks, so it seems possible that this shrew may have been sheltering in the fissure when it died and was preserved.