Dietary Overlap of Sorex longirostris and S. cinereus in Hardwood Floodplain Habitats in Vigo County, Indiana

@article{French1984DietaryOO,
  title={Dietary Overlap of Sorex longirostris and S. cinereus in Hardwood Floodplain Habitats in Vigo County, Indiana},
  author={Thomas W. French},
  journal={American Midland Naturalist},
  year={1984},
  volume={111},
  pages={41}
}
  • T. W. French
  • Published 1984
  • Environmental Science
  • American Midland Naturalist
Stomach contents were examined from 90 individuals of Sorex longirostris and 167 individuals of S. cinereus from hardwood floodplain habitats in Vigo Co., Indiana. The five most important foods of S. longirostris were spiders, Lepidoptera larvae, Gryllidae, Coleoptera adults and harvestmen. The five most important foods of S. cinereus were the same except that Coleoptera larvae replaced Gryllidae. Maintenance of a contiguously allopatric pattern of distribution within the relatively small… 
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