Mustelidae

Known as: Mustelid, Mustelids 
A family of terrestrial carnivores with long, slender bodies, long tails, and anal scent glands. They include badgers, weasels, martens, FERRETS… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Adaptive radiation, the evolution of ecological and phenotypic diversity from a common ancestor, is a central concept in… (More)
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2007
2007
The family Mustelidae, which consists of Mustelinae, Lutrinae, Melinae, and Taxidiinae, is the largest family among Carnivora and… (More)
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2004
2004
In the past 1000 years New Zealand has experienced a major 'extinction event', losing 40-50% of the avifauna, at least 50% of the… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Nematodes of the genus Trichinella are maintained in nature by sylvatic or domestic cycles. The sylvatic cycle is widespread on… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Theory predicts that generalist predators will switch to alternative prey when preferred foods are not readily available. Studies… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The causes of cyclic fluctuations in microtine rodent populations are still a bone of contention. In particular, the actual… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
We describe a repetitive DNA region at the 3′ end of the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) control region and compare it in 21 carnivore… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
THE four-year cycle of microtine rodents in boreal and arctic regions was first described in 1924 (ref. 1). Competing hypotheses… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We studied responses of stoats and least weasels to fluctuating vole abundances during seven winters in western Finland. Density… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Microtine rodents are known to show extreme population variations (cycles) but non-cyclic populations have also been recognized… (More)
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