Karyology and evolution of the plains pocket gopher, Geomys bursarius
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Karyology and evolution of the plains pocket gopher, Geomys bursarius by E. Blake Hart

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Published by Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Geomys bursarius -- Genetics.,
  • Geomys bursarius -- Evolution.,
  • Mammals -- Genetics.,
  • Mammals -- Evolution.,
  • Karyotypes.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby E. Blake Hart.
SeriesOccasional papers of the Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas ;, no. 71, Occasional papers of the Museum of Natural History, the University of Kansas ;, no. 71.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.R654 H37
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. :
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4379022M
LC Control Number78623313

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  Karyology and evolution of the plains pocket gopher, Geomys bursarius. Occasional Papers, Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas. 1 A study of subspecific variation in the yellow pocket-gopher (Geomys bursarius Cited by:   Conversely, if one uses the G. pinetis divergence date proposed by Russell (), the calculated rate for the evolution of the 12S rRNA gene (–%) for Geomys is about 6 times greater than the evolution of the cytochrome b gene (4%) in other pocket gopher taxa and is ≥20 times greater than evolution Cited by: The plains pocket gopher (Geomys bursarius), or plains gopher, is one of thirty-five species of pocket gopher, so named in reference to their externally located, fur-lined cheek pouches. Add a . The plains pocket gopher is the only species of gopher found in Illinois. Pocket gophers eat approximately half their weight in food daily. Pocket gopher tunneling behavior increases soil fertility and aeration and decreases soil compaction. Plains pocket .

Jones's pocket gopher. Pp. – in The Smithsonian book of North American mammals (D. E. Wilson and S. Ruff, eds.). Karyology and evolution of the plains pocket gopher, Geomys bursarius. A study was made of the factors affecting the distributions of the pocket gophers Thomomys bottae, T. talpoides, Geomys bursarius, and Cratogeomys castanops in Colorado. The most critical factors in the relationships among pocket . The Geomys bursarius complex ranges across the central and northern great plains and includes three subspecies: Geomys bursarius illinoensis, Geomys bursarius bursarius and Geomys bursarius wisconsinensis. Heaney and Timm () describe these differences in the subspecies: G. b. illinoensis differs from G. b. bursarius . Note: Several hybridizing chromosomal races of Geomys attwateri exist in eastern ms and Cameron Geomys attwateri [Attwater’s Pocket Gopher] × Geomys breviceps [Baird’s Pocket Gopher.

  Subordinate Taxa: Brazos pocket gopher (Geomys bursarius braznesis). Illinois Plains pocket gopher (Geomys bursarius illinoensis). Mexican pocket gopher (Geomys bursarius mexicanus). Mississippi Valley pocket gopher (Geomys bursarius bursarius). Missouri pocket gopher (Geomys bursarius missouriensis). Oklahoma pocket gopher (Geomys bursarius dutcheri). Ozark pocket gopher (Geomys bursarius. Effects of Plains Pocket Gopher (Geomys bursarius) Disturbances in a Mixed Prairie in Northwestern Minnesota Nicole Adams¹, Megan Fillmore², Mark Frost¹, Christopher Sinton¹ University of Minnesota¹, College of St. Catherine² ABSTRACT Our objective was to determine what effect plains pocket gophers (Geomys bursarius. Geomys (Nerterogeomys) garbanii (White and Downs )—Garban's Pocket Gopher. Synonyms. Nerterogeomys garbanii.. White and Downs () named this species from the Vallecito Creek fauna. Their diagnosis was of a large size, about the size of a large Geomys bursarius . Karyology and evolution of the plains pocket gopher, Geomys bursarius. Unpub. Ph.D. thesis, Univ. Oklahoma. p. Hoffmann, R. S. and J. ,Jr. Influence of late-glacial and post-glacial events on the distribution of recent mammals on the northern Great Plains.