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Ictodomys tridecemlineatus

13-lined ground squirrel

2

Spermophilus beecheyi

California Ground Squirrel

3

Geomys breviceps

Baird's Pocket Gopher

4

Marmota monax

groundhog, whistle-pig, chuck

5

Cynomys ludovicianus

black tailed prairie dog

 

6

what are the common uses for ground squirrels

hibernation

hepatitis B-

hepatocellular carcinoma (ground squirrel hepatitis virus)

 

Urocitellus, Ictodomys, Spermophilus

7

what are the most common research uses for prairie dogs

billiary physiology,pathology of gallstone formation

can spread monkey pox and plague

develop elodontomas

 

Cynomys

8

what species of rodent is carnivorous?

grasshopper mice

(Onychomys)

9

Heterocephalus glaber

naked mole rat

 

10

what are the principle uses of the vole?

environmental surveys

genetic and neurobiologic mechanisms governing complex social behavior

11

which rodents have the young attach to the mothers teat

Neotoma (pack rat/wood rat)

Mystromys albicaudatus (white tailed rat)

 

12

Microtus pennsylvanicus

meadow vole

 

13

Thomomys talpoides

Northern Pocket Gopher

14

Mystromys albicaudatus

white tailed rat

 

15

Spermophilus elegans

 

16

Thomomys mazama

Western Pocket Gopher

 

17

Peromyscus maniculatus

North American Deer Mouse

 

18

which species of rodents are monoestrous

Urocitellus, Ictodomys, Spermophilus

Cynomys

Geomys,Thomomys

Marmota

(squirrels, prairie dogs, pocket gophers, groundhog)

19

Neotoma floridana

Eastern or Allegheny wood rat

 

20

Microtus oeconomus

root vole

 

21

Meriones unguiculatus

mongolian gerbil

 

22

what are the principle uses of the gerbil?

Meriones unguiculatus

 

cerebral infarction, epilepsy, filarial nematodes, periodontitis

23

which species require a dust bath?

Kangaroo rat (Dipodomys)

Grasshopper mouse (Onchomys)

Gerbil (Meriones)

Degu (Octodon)

 

24

what are the common uses for the pack rat/wood rat?

behavioral and neurological studies

infectious- murine typhus, trypanosomiasis, Bartonella, Leishmaniasis, plague, lyme disease, human granulocytic ehrlichiosis, hantavirus

 

(Neotoma)

25

Zygodontomys brevicauda

Cane mouse

 

 

26

examples of the suborder Hystrichomorpha

chinchilla

degu

guinea pigs

27

Sigmodon hispidus

Hispid cotton rat

 

28

what are the common uses for the kangaroo rat

renal physiology

water conservation

 

(Dipodomys)

29

Sigmodon fulviventer

tawny-bellied cotton rat

 

30

Octodon degus

Degu