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Demo 10 - Search terms used in BIOSIS: Plains Pocket Mouse;...

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Carly Lyons 003-630-708 Demo 10 Assignment: Animal Diversity 3 Scientific Name: Perognathus flavescens Common Name: Plains Pocket Mouse Class: Mammalia Order: Rodentia Habitat: Desert, grasslands/ plains Global distribution: North America, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Utah, Colorado, Arizona Food sources: granivores, mainly seeds and grains, wheat, oats, sunflower seeds Fun fact: Perognathus is derived from the Greek words pera , which means pouch, and gnathus , which means jaw. This refers to the fur-lined cheekpouches found in these vertebrates. The species name, flavescens , comes from a Latin word meaning yellowish. Resources Databases/ Search Engines used: Google, Animal Diversity Web
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Unformatted text preview: Search terms used in BIOSIS: Plains Pocket Mouse; Perognathus flavescens Number of records retrieved: 23; 35 Bibliography: Monk, R. ; Jones, J. 1996. Perognathus flavescens. Mammalian Species 525: 1-4. Wilson, G. ; Bowles, J. ; Van Zee, J. 1996. Current status of the plains pocket mouse, Perognathus flavescens, in Iowa. Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science 103: 52-55. Wolf, M .; Salazar-Bravo, J. ; Frggens, M. 2003. Morphological divergence in populations of the plains pocket mouse, Perognathus flavescens, in adjacent habitats. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts 88: 364....
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