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hispid

(hĭs′pĭd)
adj.
Covered with stiff or rough hairs; bristly: hispid stems.

his·pid′i·ty (hĭ-spĭd′ĭ-tē) n.

hispid

(of plant tissues) possessing coarse, stiff hairs.
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DIAGNOSIS: Recognized by having the femora densely granulate, with hispid tubercles, and antennal segment I broad.
In the case of the nine-banded armadillo and the hispid cotton rats, their movement northward has been attributed to a general warming trend that has allowed these southern species to expand to the north; however, in recent years this movement appears to have stopped in the hispid cotton rats and to have been at least partially reversed in Nebraska.
Encroachment of eastern redcedar into grasslands could result in local extirpation of grassland-associated species such as least shrews, fulvous harvest mice, and hispid cotton rats as we only captured these three species in open grass habitats, similar to the findings of Stancampiano and Schnell (2004).
Hispid cotton rats are known to experience cyclic population surges and crashes at intra-annual scales, with abundances highest in spring and fall (Goertz, 1964; Reed and Slade, 2006).
A probable explanation may be the high abundance of hispid cotton rat.
At the unaided succession site, hispid cotton rat, Mexican spiny pocket mouse, and house mouse (Mus musculus) comprised 93.
9 mm wide, elliptic to broadly elliptical, abaxially and adaxially appressed hispid distally and smooth (or nearly so) proximally, the margins ciliate-scabrous above the middle, stramineous but often with brown maculations or brownish, 2 prominent veins and the others obscure or weak proximally on both faces, gradually tapered to a puckered base (when dry); perigynium beak 0.
Three rodent species are found in Laguna Palo Verde and environs, Parque Nacional Palo Verde, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica--Coues' rice rats (Oryzomys couesi), hispid cotton rats (Sigmodon hispidus), and spiny pocket mice (Liomys salvini).
During a recent investigation involving the use of radiotelemetry to study the movement patterns of the hispid cotton rat (Sigmodon hispidus), we documented several occurrences of predation on transient cotton rats.
While conducting monthly trapping to measure density and distribution of the rodent populations for demographic studies of meadow voles (Longtin and Rose, 2012) and hispid cotton rats (Green and Rose, 2009), we observed hundreds of volunteer loblolly pines that had been partially or completely girdled to a height of 15-18 cm, consistent with girdling by rodents.
Fernald; Bristly or Hispid Greenbrier; Floodplain woods; Common; C = 3; BSUH 17439, 17560.