Cotton Rat

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Related to Sigmodon: rice rat, Sigmodon hispidus, cotton rats, Hispid Cotton Rat
A popular animal model first used in polio research, which is a model of choice for research in measles—paramyxovirus—herpes simplex, influenza—orthomyxovirus—HIV-1, respiratory syncytial virus, and adenovirus-based gene replacement research
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One Microtus pinetorum, one Sigmodon hispidus, four Reithrodontomys humulis, three Ochrotomys nuttalli, and four Peromyscus sp.
Isolation of Black Creek Canal Virus, a new Hantavirus from Sigmodon hispidus in Florida.
The explosive expansion of the least weasel across Kansas and into Oklahoma may be attributable to its recent contact with Sigmodon hispidus, a likely new prey species.
Nutritional requirements for reproduction in the hispid cotton rat, Sigmodon hispidus.
elator, whereas the ungrazed site is predominately inhabited by Sigmodon hispidus and Peromyscus spp.
The most frequently consumed rodents were Sigmodon hispidus and Peromyscus sp.
For analysis of differences with respect to body size of prey, rodents and shrews were divided into three size classes: >75 g (Geomys personatus, Neotoma micropus, and Sigmodon hispidus); 30-40 g (Chaetodipus hispidus, Liomys irroratus, and Onychomys leucogaster); <20 g (Cryptotis parva, Notiosorex crawfordi, Perognathus merriami, Peromyscus leucopus, and Reithrodontomys fulvescens).
Sigmodon hispidus, Peromyscus leucopus, and Liomys irroratus were the most abundant rodents in the native woodland and replanted habitats where they together comprised 88% and 90%, respectively, of the individuals captured.
The pine vole, Pitemys pinetorum; the cotton rat, Sigmodon hispidus; the eastern mole, Scalopus squaticus; and the opossum, Didelphis virginiana; completed the collection.
Loss of body mass associated with capture of Sigmodon and Microtus from northeastern Kansas.
2 individuals per 100 trapnights) of three species: Sigmodon hispidus (57 individuals, 9.
Species with the greatest abundance distributions were: white-footed mouse Peromyscus leucopus, forest and edge; eastern cotton rat Sigmodon hispidus, field.