Akodon cursor (Winge, ) is a Sigmodontinae rodent commonly called the cursorial akodont. This small cursorial mouse has homogenous dorsal pelage that. Akodon cursor. cursor grass mouse. Akodon cursor. ADW Pocket Guides on the iOS App Store! The Animal Diversity Web team is excited to announce ADW. Akodon cursor is one of the most common species in the forest and forest- grassland ecotones. In Misiones province, Argentina, they are found in a variety of.

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Grisard and Elsaid Akodon montensis has a small home-range size with individuals occupying no more than square meters.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Young are weaned at about 14 days old in other Akodon species. Despite the reputation of rodents to damage crops, this has not been observed in this species.

Breeding season is typically from September to March, however, this species will breed year round opportunistically if conditions are right.

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Researchers are discovering that their geographic position is expanding. Reproductive activity does decrease during the colder months. Seventeen different combinations of chromosomes due to a complex rearrangement in pair 1 and pericentric inversions in pairs 2 and 3 were identified. This species is susceptible to habitat curaor and is more habitat-selective Gentile and D’Andrea Giving Directory Site Index.

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The litter size is usually three and average gestation time of other Akodon species is 23 days. Savannas are grasslands with scattered individual trees that do not form a closed canopy. The taxonomy of Akodon cursor and Akodon montensis is currently being examined.

Cursor grass mouse

In other words, Central and South America. Seven of these combinations are new to in the literature.

The exact geographic range of the cursor grass mouse is disputed. How to cite this article.

Sigmodontiane in Southeastern South America: It is likely that olfactory cues are important in communicating territories and reproductive activity.

This species also displays spatial partitioning with Akodon montensis. This species is an omnivore with a diverse diet. Males are larger than females, weighing an average of 54 grams 1. Redford and Eisenberg Sigmodontinae in MisionesArgentina.

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Some litters have up to 10 young. Occurrence of Akodon cursor Rodentia, Cricetidae with 14, 15 and 16 chromosome cytotypes in the same geographic area in Southern Brazil. To cite this page: Fire and grazing are important in the long-term akodno of grasslands.


This page was last edited on 16 Februaryat Please akkodon on JavaScript and try again. Communication Channels visual tactile acoustic chemical Perception Channels visual tactile acoustic chemical Food Habits Stomach samples from this species have indicated a diverse diet ranging from plant material and seeds to adult and larval coleopterans, lepidopterans, and dipterans.

In Misiones province, Argentina, they are found in a variety of habitats but prefe flat and xeric, semi-deciduous areas.

Photograph used with permission of the collector and photographer, Paulo H. Akodon cursor ; chromosome cytotypes; Southern Brazil. Juvenile males weigh 28g and juvenile females weigh 30g. There are no known negative impacts of Akodon cursor on humans. The nasals are long and project behind the maxilla-frontal structure.