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Animals Described in 1889 - Florida Mouse, Molokai Creeper, Christmas Island Shrew, Acartia Clausi, Ornate Dogfish, Acartia Ensifera (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Animals Described in 1889 - Florida Mouse, Molokai Creeper, Christmas Island Shrew, Acartia Clausi, Ornate Dogfish, Acartia...

Animals Described in 1889 - Florida Mouse, Molokai Creeper, Christmas Island Shrew, Acartia Clausi, Ornate Dogfish, Acartia Ensifera (Paperback)

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Chapters: Florida Mouse, Molokai Creeper, Christmas Island Shrew, Acartia Clausi, Ornate Dogfish, Acartia Ensifera, Eodiaptomus Lumholtzi, Ceramaster Patagonicus. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 29. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Florida mouse (Podomys floridanus) is a species of rodent in the Cricetidae family. It is the only species in the genus Podomys, which is the only mammal genus endemic to Florida. The Florida mouse (also known as the big-eared deermouse, the Florida deermouse, and the gopher mouse) is found only in a limited area in central peninsular Florida and in one small area in the Florida panhandle. The mouse inhabits some of Florida's hottest and driest areas in the high pinelands, sandhills, flatlands, and coastal scrub. The mouse is an omnivore, measures 195 mm (7.7 in) in total length, has relatively large ears, and displays brown to orange upperparts and white underparts. The mouse breeds throughout the year and raises its two or three young per litter in the nesting chambers and passages it constructs in the burrow of the Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Real estate development and a decline in the Gopher Tortoise population threaten the mouse's future. The species is listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN. The mouse was first described by F. M. Chapman in 1889 in "Preliminary descriptions of two apparently new species of the genus Hesperomys from Florida" in the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History (2:117). Type locality is Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida. No subspecies have been described. Podomys is the only mammal genus endemic only to Florida. The Florida mouse is found coast to coast in central peninsular Florida. An isolated population is found in the Florida panhandle at Franklin County, Florida. The species occurs from nort...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=1217543

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-16312-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-16312-2
Barcode: 9781157163121

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