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Geographic variation in some reproductive characteristics of diurnal squirrels.

Joseph Curtis Moore

Geographic variation in some reproductive characteristics of diurnal squirrels.

by Joseph Curtis Moore

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Squirrels.,
  • Mammary glands.,
  • Animals -- Variation.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 29-32.

    SeriesBulletin of the American Museum of Natural History,, v. 122, article 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH1 .A4 vol. 122, art. 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5817949M
    LC Control Number61003035
    OCLC/WorldCa2959118

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    This is a chapter from my book The Emergence and Nature of Human History, Volume main section of the book is a chronology of the events that led to the emergence of human consciousness. and diurnal animals. Students will read their summaries about nocturnal and diurnal animals in front of the group. Students will apply, orally and in writing, new vocabulary words related to nocturnal and diurnal animals. Learning Strategies: Using T-charts, visual aid images (photographs), and otherFile Size: 34KB.

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[Joseph Curtis Moore]. Geographic variation in some reproductive characteristics of diurnal squirrels. Bulletin of the AMNH ; v.article 1. In addition to being of systematic value in its geographic variation, the number of pairs of functional mammae is shown to vary with latitude.

The number of pairs generally decreases from boreal and temperate climates to. The pattern for altitudinal variation in clutch size is not as clear with some studies reporting larger clutches, some smaller clutches and some finding no difference in clutch size between females in populations from different altitudes.

Most of this variation in clutch size, however, can be attributed to variation in female body by: Comparison of the Geographic Variation in Two Species of Ground Squirrels (Spermophilus) Karen Marie Watts, B.S.

Texas A&M University Standard external measurement data was recorded from study skins at four Texas institutions. These collections also provided the specimen skulls from which twelveAuthor: Karen Marie Watts.

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Analyses of fur color patterns, morphometric data derived from external, cranial, and dental dimensions, and distributions of collection sites for voucher specimens form the basis for a taxonomic revision of Sulawesi's endemic squirrel fauna. Eight species of tree squirrels in Rubrisciurus and Prosciurillus and two species of ground squirrels in Hyosciurus are Cited by:   Ground squirrels are diurnal, nest in burrows, reproduce in burrows, and forage on the ground.

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