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Published by American Society of Mammalogists in [Stillwater, Okla.?] .
Written in English


  • Heteromyidae

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Hugh H. Genoways, James H. Brown.
SeriesSpecial publication (American Society of Mammalogists) -- no. 10
ContributionsGenoways, Hugh H., Brown, James H.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 719 p. :
Number of Pages719
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14096209M
ISBN 100935868666
LC Control Number93072339

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Published 20 August " Description: xii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 26 cm. Series Title. Biology of the Heteromyidae / edited by Hugh H. Genoways, James H. Brown. From the Preface: "What is the family Heteromyidae? It is the group ofexclusively New World rodents that includes the kangaroo rats, pocket mice, and kangaroo mice ofthe desert, grasslands, and shrublands of western North America as well as the spiny and pouched rats of the subtropical shrublands and tropical deciduous 5/5(1). Biology of the Heteromyidae Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. See also WorldCat (this item) plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the Pages: Preface to Biology of the Heteromyidae. In book: Biology of the Heteromyidae, Publisher: Special Publication, American Society of Mammalogists, Editors: Hugh H. Genoways, James H. Brown, pp.

Heteromyidae contains nine genera and 60 extant species (Carrasco, ). The genus Dipodomys consists of 21 species, all of which inhabit North America (Donnelly and Quimby, ). D. ordii, or the Ord’s kangaroo rat (Figure ), is the most widely distributed species in . Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Biology of the Heteromyidae. at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users I had originally used the book, borrowed from a local library, as a source for a paper, but as I plan to continue doing research with kangaroo rats, I figured I would purchase my own copy 5/5. The Heteromyidae are phylogenetically the most primitive of rodents, and it is interesting that they display a relatively variable body temperature compared with other rodents (Hart, ).Evidence of voluntary hypothermia in reptiles led Regal () to the belief that torpidity is a primitive condition, rather than an adaptive specialization of endotherms. Heteromyidae is a family of rodents consisting of kangaroo rats, kangaroo mice, pocket mice and spiny pocket heteromyids live in complex burrows within the deserts and grasslands of western North America, though species within the genus Heteromys are also found in forests and their range extends down as far as northern South feed mostly on seeds and other plant parts Class: Mammalia.

This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Mammal Species of the World: Information on Heteromyidae. Author: Gray, Citation: Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., Comments: Currently divided into three subfamilies: Dipodomyinae containing the Recent genera Dipodomys and Microdipodops, Heteromyinae with Heteromys and Liomys, and Perognathinae comprised of Chaetodipus and t defined by Wood (), Hafner .   The family Heteromyidae is well established within the order Rodentia as a member of the superfamily Geomyoidea, along with Geomyidae (DeBry and Sagel ; Montgelard et al. ; Patton ).Historically, the members of Heteromyidae and Geomyidae have been recognized as either a single family (Geomyidae) with 2 subfamilies (Geomyinae and Saccomyinae or Heteromyinae) or Cited by: Pp In Genoways, H. H. and Brown, J. H. (eds) Biology of the Family Heteromyidae. Special Publication No. 10 of the American Society of Mammalogists, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, pp.