Akodon cursor (Winge, ) is a Sigmodontinae rodent commonly called the cursorial akodont. This small cursorial mouse has homogenous dorsal pelage that. Akodon cursor. cursor grass mouse. Akodon cursor. ADW Pocket Guides on the iOS App Store! The Animal Diversity Web team is excited to announce ADW. Akodon cursor is one of the most common species in the forest and forest- grassland ecotones. In Misiones province, Argentina, they are found in a variety of.

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Intraspecies autosomal polymorphism and chromosome replication in Akodon molinae Rodentia, Cricetidae. Dursor sub-adult male weights range from g, and female sub-adults weight from g. Cytogenetics of the South American Akodon rodents Cricetidae. Although distributional, chromosomal, morphologic, and molecular evidence support the species status, confusion remains because these two taxonomic entities are difficult to distinguish by external or cranial characteristics.

Vera Y Conde, C. They have dark to golden brown fur over wkodon of their body, with paler greyish or yellowish underparts. Nucleolar organizer regions in Akodon arviculoides Cricetidae, Rodentia: Showing of 12 references.

This species is an omnivore with a diverse diet. Cursr ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. This species also displays spatial partitioning with Akodon montensis. Savannas are grasslands with scattered individual trees that do not form a closed canopy.

Grisard and Elsaid The diet of this species, which includes insects, may actually help reduce farm pests and crop damage. A variety of raptors and other carnivores feed on this species Eisenberg and Redford Help us improve the site by taking our survey. Juveniles weigh around 30g for females and 28g for males.

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Stomach samples from this species have indicated a diverse diet ranging from plant material and seeds to adult and larval coleopterans, lepidopterans, and dipterans. Any significant difference between the movement patterns of males and females has not been observed. By clicking accept or continuing to use the site, you agree to the terms outlined in our Privacy PolicyTerms of Serviceand Dataset License.

In Misiones province, Argentina, they are found in a variety of habitats but prefe flat and xeric, semi-deciduous areas. Sigmodontinae in Misiones, Argentina”. Please turn on JavaScript and try again.

ADW: Akodon cursor: SPECIMENS

Akodon cursor ; chromosome cytotypes; Southern Brazil. A colchicine hypotonic citrate squash sequence for mammalian chromosomes. Photograph used with permission of the collector and photographer, Paulo H.

The nasals are long and project behind the maxilla-frontal structure. Populations of Akodon cursor flourish in dry, open areas with little human influence.

We found the three cytotypes in a region of Southern Brazil. An interesting feature about Akodon montensis is that fertile XY females are found in natural populations Pardinas and D’Eila In particular, they cannot easily be distinguished from the closely related montane grass mousewhich inhabits neighbouring regions to the immediate south.

The pelage is soft and full with a reddish brown to olive brown color dorsally, fading to more of a tan on the sides and gradually becoming a reddish tan to gray washed with orange on the venter. Walker’s Mammals of the World. The pelage is soft and full. Gentile, Economic Importance for Humans: It looks like your browser does not have JavaScript enabled.

Mammal Species of the World: A variety of raptors and carnivores feed on xursor species. The akodom are tan and the face shows some blackish hairs. This may result in an increased evolutionary independence between populations over time.


Akodon cursor ( Rodentia : Cricetidae )

Akodon cursor blends well with it’s environment and utilizes ground cover and brush to hide from predators. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: Seven of these combinations are new to in the literature. Cursor grass mice breed throughout the year, although most births occur during the dry season between June and September. The face shows some blackish hairs Eisenberg and RedfordNowak Akodon montensis is distributed through southeastern and central Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, and northeastern Argentina Eisenberg and Redford A second way to tell them apart is by their karyotype.

Akodon cursor cursor grass mouse Facebook. Redford and EisenbergPrimary Diet omnivore Animal Foods insects Plant Foods leaves seeds, grains, and nuts Predation Akodon cursor blends well with it’s environment and utilizes ground cover and brush to hide from a,odon.

Sigmodontiane in Southeastern South America: Although cursoor cursor grass mouse is, on average, slightly larger than the montane species, there is too much overlap for this to be a reliable guide. They have a typical mouse-like appearance, with short whiskers and stubby claws on the feet. This small cursorial mouse has homogenous dorsal pelage that can range from dark to golden brown and it is 1 of 41 curwor in the genus Akodon.