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Golden hamsters are nocturnal in captivity but diurnal in nature
Daily activity rhythms are nearly universal among animals and their specific pattern is an adaptation of each species to its ecological niche. Owing to the extremely consistent nocturnal patterns ofExpand
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A Study on Ecology and Biology of Microtus guentheriDanford and Alston,1880 (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Turkey
In this study, ecology and biology of Microtus guentheriwere investigated based on both field and laboratory observations along with its effects on agricultural crops. It was determined that thisExpand
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Contributions to the Karyology and Morphology of Arvicola terrestris (Lin., 1758) (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Central Anatolia
253 Abstract: The bacula, phalli and karyotypes of 15 specimens of Arvicola terrestris were examined. The external and cranial morphology of this species were found to be the same as in previouslyExpand
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DISTRIBUTION AND TAXONOMIC STATUS OF THE GENUS MICROTUS (MAMMALIA: RODENTIA) IN SOUTHEASTERN TURKEY
ABSTRACT We examined morphological, external, cranial, and karyological characters of 78 specimens belonging to the genus Microtus from Southeastern Turkey (Maras, Kilis, Gaziantep, and Hatay). M.Expand
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On the karyology and morphology of Sciurus anomalus (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Turkey
Abstract Morphological and karyological parameters, including the baculum and phallus, of Sciurus anomalus from Turkey were examined. The diploid number of chromosomes is 2n = 40, the fundamentalExpand
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Contribution to the Taxonomy, Distribution and Karyology of Martes foina (Erxleben, 1777) (Mammalia: Carnivora) in Turkey
In this preliminary study, nine Stone Martens were recorded from different localities in Turkey. Their morphological characteristics were found to be consistent with previously published papers.Expand
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Karyology of three bat species of the genus Myotis (M. myotis, M. bechsteinii, M. brandtii) (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from Turkey
Abstract The karyotypes of three vespertilionid bat species from Turkey were examined. The karyotypes of these species were found as 2n=44, NF=54 and NFa=50 for Myotis myotis; 2n=42, NF=50, andExpand
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