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dusky-footed wood rat

Jean M. Linsdale

dusky-footed wood rat

a record of observations made on the Hastings Natural History Reservation

by Jean M. Linsdale

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wood rats

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 651-654.

    Statementby Jean M. Linsdale and Lloyd P. Tevis, Jr.
    ContributionsTevis, Lloyd P. 1916- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.R6 L52
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 664 p.
    Number of Pages664
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6106029M
    LC Control Number51062599
    OCLC/WorldCa1579694


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The dusky-footed wood rat is a moderate-sized rodent, but its presence is made conspicuous by the structures it builds for houses. The wood rat population is more stable than that of most rodents, and this stability reflects a continuous and precise adjustment to the brushland and woodland on the Reservation and elsewhere in the animal's : Jr.

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Linsdale (Author), Lloyd P. Tevis (Author)Author: Jean M. Linsdale, Lloyd P. Tevis. Dusky-footed woodrats are small, cinnamon- to gray-colored rodents with long whiskers, rounded ears, and furry tails. The furred tail helps to distinguish them from non-native black rats.

The name “dusky-footed” refers to their dark-colored feet. Dusky-footed woodrats average about 16 inches in. The dusky-footed wood rat (Neotoma fuscipes) is a native resident of Washington, Oregon and Northern California. Wood rats are most easily discovered by their large nests, built in a bush, inside caves or crevices or against a tree trunk.

Dusky-footed woodrats have brown-gray fur, a white chest, and sooty-gray tops on their feet and sometimes face. The tail is about equal to their 8–inch body length and lightly haired—not as naked, long and tapered as Rattus sp., such as the black rat.

Psocoptera from sleeping nests of the dusky-footed wood rat in southern California (Psocoptera: Atropidae, Psoquillidae, Liposcelidae) by E L Mockford. Abstract.

Dusky-footed woodrats (Neotoma fuscipes) are important components of forest communities, including serving as a primary prey of the California spotted owl (Strix occidentalis occidentalis), a species of concern in examined habitat associations of the dusky-footed woodrat at 4 study sites in mixed-conifer forest of the northern Sierra Nevada, California, during Cited by:   The riparian wood rat (Neotoma fuscipes riparia) is an endangered subspecies.

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Niche: The dusky-footed woodrat is heavily preyed upon by owls, coyotes, bobcats, hawks, and perhaps snakes. Other small mammals and amphibians and reptiles are known to use woodrat houses. Cattle grazing probably reduces carrying capacity for woodrats by removing cover. Wildfires and prescribed burning are likely to be detrimental by destroying.

Nest of the Dusky Footed Wood rat in Bishop pine forest on Mt Vision Pt Reyes California. At the Hastings Reserve, Monterey County, dusky-footed woodrat houses range from 60 cm (2 ft) to cm (5 ft) in height, and can be cm (4 ft) to cm (8 ft) in basal diameter.

Houses typically are placed on the ground against or straddling a log or exposed roots. The dusky-footed wood rat and its relatives in the genus Neotoma are sometimes called pack rats, trade rats, bush rats, and cave rats.

This species is known to have many animal associates. These associates have been placed into three groups: predators, parasites, and commensals. Dusky-footed wood rats (Neotoma fuscipes) and Peromyscus sp.

mice (P. maniculatus and P. truei) were collected from one site in Placer County, one site in Santa Cruz County, and two sites in Sonoma County in northern or plasma samples from rodents were tested for antibodies to the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis.

Of these, samples from 25 wood rats (34% of those Cited by: The most elaborate configuration is the huge stick nest of the dusky-footed woodrat (N. fuscipes), which can be more than a metre ( feet) high and is built on the ground, on rocky slopes, or in tree canopies. Other woodrats live in moderately large structures built at the bases of cacti, bushes, or trees, in caves, on rock-strewn slopes, or.

Dusky Footed Woodrat The dusky-footed Woodrat is similar in size and appearance as the bushy-tailed Woodrat, but what sets this species apart is its preference for larger, more dome-shaped nests.

They also branch out into eating insects and worms, if given the opportunity to do so. dusky-footed woodrat (Neotoma fuscipes) and the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus), two reservoir hosts of B. burgdorferi, as well as the impact on the Columbian black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus) and the western fence lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis), both of which are important hosts for I.

pacificus but are not pathogen. The dusky-footed woodrat is a species of nocturnal rodent in the family Cricetidae. They are similar in appearance to Rattus rattus. They eat a variety of cuttings from branches, leaves, fruits, and nuts. They are prey items of owls, coyotes, hawks, weasels, skunks, snakes, and.

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Lindsay’s rat isn’t on exhibit regularly, but the staff will gladly bring her out for special events, educational presentations, or a simple meet-and-greet [()]. The Dusky-Footed Woodrat: Resident of California Oak Woodland, by John M. Harper, Richard B. Standiford, and John W. LeBlanc, University of California.

Article about demographics and habitat associations in California oak woodlands at Camp Roberts, in coastal central California. The dusky-footed woodrat has been characterized as solitary and asocial. In this research I sought to determine some of the parameters of woodrat social organization.

In the field, I live trapped, marked and released members of a distinct group of woodrats at bi-weekly intervals from February to by: We studied the spatial organization of dusky-footed woodrats (Neotoma fuscipes) in mixed-conifer forest of the northern Sierra Nevada, California, by radiotracking 63 adult woodrats at 2 study.

Dusky-footed woodrats are well known for their large terrestrial stick houses, some of which can last for twenty or more years (Linsdale and Tevis, ). At the Hastings Reserve, Monterey County, dusky-footed woodrat houses range from 60 cm (2 feet) to cm (5 feet) in height, and can be cm (4 feet) to cm (8 feet) in basal Size: 36KB.

Dusky Footed woodrat (Neotoma fuscipes) climbing bark of a tree. An art sculpture depicting a smart rat reading a book in Austria Netsuke of Rat Grasping a Snow Pea.

Date: early 19th century Search Results for Wood Rat Stock Photos and Images (3,) Page 1 of Woodrat track in mud: A dusky-footed woodrat built this four-foot-tall nest in the forest.

Woodrats maintain more than one nest in their range. They can switch nests if threatened by predators. This large redwood log was at the side of a trail in a state park. Inside, a woodrat had built a nest. Get this from a library.

Trypanosoma neotomae, sp. nov., in the dusky-footed wood rat and the wood rat flea. [Fae Donat Wood]. A pack rat midden is a debris pile constructed by a woodrat. A midden may preserve the materials incorporated into it for up to 50, years, thus may be analyzed to reconstruct their original environment, and comparisons between middens allow a record of vegetative and climate change to be built.

Examinations and comparisons of pack rat middens have largely supplanted pollen records as a Class: Mammalia. 7e. Dusky-Footed Wood Rat den This pyramid of sticks is the dwelling of a wood rat (Neotoma fuscipes) family. The wood rat is sometimes called the "trader rat." These little rodents have been known to take shiny objects they find, like a coin, back to their dens, and in return bring back a : K.

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The riparian woodrat is part of a large and diverse tribe of rodents that live in wildlands throughout the western part of North America. Known to scientists as Neotoma fuscipes riparia, the riparian woodrat is a subspecies of the more widely distributed dusky footed woodrat, Neotoma fuscipes.

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In addition, reference values of RBCs, Hb, PCV, MCV, MCH, MCHC and lymphocytes of the small mammal, dusky-footed wood rat, Neotoma fuscipes (Weber et al., ), matched to a. Dusky-footed rat definition is - an Australian water rat (Rattus lutreolus).Roland Dick Walters has written: 'Habitat occurrence and notes on the life of the dusky-footed wood rat, Neotoma fuscipes baird' -- subject(s): Wood rats Asked in Books and Literature, Roland Smith.

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