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Mi·crot·i·nae

(mī-krot'i-nē),
The rodent subfamily comprising voles or lemmings.
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2006: The evolutionary radiation of Arvicolinae rodents (voles and lemmings): relative contribution of nuclear and mitochondrial DNA phytogenies.
All hantaviruses that caused human diseases had been associated with rodents, including members of Murinae, Arvicolinae, and Sigmodontinae spp.
Sigmodon- tinae, Cricetinae, Arvicolinae, Tylomyinae y Neotominae).
Year 2008 2009 2010 Total Talpidae Scalopus aguaticus 1 1 1 3 Soricidae Blarina brevicauda 14 5 0 19 Sorex cinereus 8 2 0 10 Cricetidae: Arvicolinae Microtus ochrogaster 0 48 14 62 Microtus pennsylvanicus 0 32 27 59 Cricetidae: Neotominae Peromyscus leucopus 7 54 4 65 Peromyscus maniculatus 0 5 26 31 Reithrodontomys 0 10 3 13 megalotis Muridae Mus musculus 0 2 2 4 Dipodidae Zapus hudsonius 1 1 21 23 Sciuridae Tamias striatus 1 0 0 1 Total 32 160 98 290 Trap-nights 1211 2924 2985 7120 Captures/trap-night 0.
Murid rodents (family Muridae) in the subfamilies Sigmodontinae (New World mice and rats), Murinae (Old World rats and mice), and Arvicolinae (voles) are the principal hosts of the hantaviruses known to cause human disease (Schmaljohn and Hjelle, 1997).
In Finland, it was shown that Arvicolinae move rather under the snow cover, which makes them more difficult to hunt in case of the cover's larger thickness, whereas Murinae are being found rather above the snow, which usually makes them easier to hunt (Halonen et al.
We interpret large measurement correlations with toothwear as evidence for postweaning growth, and we note that differences of magnitude of toothwear correlations among measurement variables within samples are broadly consistent with well documented patterns of relative growth in the muroid head skeleton: dimensions of the incisors and facial skeleton usually continue to increase well beyond weaning, whereas the neurocranium completes growth early in postnatal life; except in the subfamily Arvicolinae (which is not represented here), muroid molars do not grow once they have erupted (for a review of muroid cranial growth studies, see Voss, 1988: pp.
These results confirm those of previous studies (14,15), which detected antibodies against LCMV in rodent species of the subfamily Arvicolinae.
maniculatus (Wagner), deer mouse I Reithrodontomys megalotis I (Baird), western harvestmouse Subfamily Arvicolinae Microtus ochroguster (Wagner), I prairie vole M.
A wide variety of small rodents, especially voles and lemmings of the subfamily Arvicolinae, can function as intermediate hosts (1,2).