SpeciesTemplateFinalWFC50_example

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Your name: Example Date: 01/05/2009 Scientific Name: Reithrodontomys raviventris Common Name: salt marsh harvest mouse Taxonomic Affinity (class, family, tribe, order or …) Class: Mammalia Order: Rodentia Family: Cricetidae Subfamily: Neotominae Genus: Reithrodontomys Species: raviventris Specimen # 1239856 Date on specimen: January 20, 1980 Location where collected: San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge, California Key identifying features: The species has dark brown fur over most of its body. The belly area is slightly lighter and more reddish. It has a long tail relative to its body length. They are small in size and weigh 8-15 grams. Life history : These mice are nocturnal. They feed on seeds, salt marsh plants, and possibly insects. They live predominately in pickleweed plants and other thick salt marsh vegetation. They require pickleweed plants for cover, nesting sites, and refugia from predators. Different types of hawks, egrets, snakes, owls and blue herons will prey on this mouse.
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