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  Hopping mouse
The Fawn Hopping Mouse (Notomys cervinus) is found on the sparsely vegetated arid gibber plains[?] and claypans of the Lake Eyre Basin[?].
Small at around 30 to 50 g, and light in colour, it is gregarious and feeds at night on seeds, insects, and green shoots, not needing to drink water.
The Darling Downs Hopping Mouse (Notomys mordax) is almost certainly extinct and is known only from a single skull collected somewhere on the Darling Downs[?] of south-east Queensland in the 1840s, apparently from a creature similar to Mitchell's Hopping-mouse.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/no/Notomys.html   (434 words)

 Hopping mouse - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Long-tailed Hopping Mouse (Notomys longicaudatus)is an extinct species, which was widespread in the drier regions of southern and central Australia.
Only a handful of specimens were collected and the last record dates from 1901, although skull fragments were found in an owl pellet in 1977.
The extinct Short-tailed Hopping Mouse (Notomys amplus) was the largest species at around 100 g.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Notomys   (592 words)

 Notomys macrotis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Notomys macrotis is a chordate, or more specifically a mammal, in the Muridae family.
Notomys macrotis is commonly known (its common name) as the Big-Eared Hopping-Mouse in English.
Notomys macrotis is classified as extinct by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species maintained by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
biodiversity.mongabay.com /animals/n/Notomys_macrotis.html   (450 words)

 Big-Eared Hopping-Mouse
Rodentia - Hlodavci:...krysa ušatá) - Big-eared Hopping Mouse Notomys mitchellii (Ogilby, 1838) - klokanomyš Mitschellova - Mitchell's Hopping Mouse Notomys mordax Thomas, 1922...
Mammals: Muridae: Mouse; Notomys macrotis Thomas, 1921 - Big-eared Hopping Mouse; Notomys mitchellii (Ogilby, 1838) - Mitchell´s Hopping Mouse; Notomys...
ADW: Notomys macrotis: Classification: Notomys macrotis (big-eared hopping mouse).
specieslist.com /endangered/common_name/B/Big-Eared_Hopping-Mouse.shtml   (844 words)

 Dusky Hopping Mouse
The Dusky Hopping Mouse (Notomys fuscus) is an Australian native rodent specialised for the deep desert.
Like all hopping mice it has strong front teeth, a long tail, dark eyes, big ears, well-developed haunches and very long, narrow hind feet.
The reasons for the decline of the Dusky Hopping Mouse are not fully understood, but are assumed to be competition for food with introduced species, particularly cattle and rabbits, and predation by introduced cats and foxes[?].
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/du/Dusky_Hopping-mouse.html   (254 words)

 Notomys alexis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
When the animals are in a hurry they will only use their hind legs and can make huge jumps.
Notomys alexis seems to be a bit susceptible to respiratory problems; they can develop pneumonia or asthmatic diseases.
To prevent this you have to avoid infections; don't pick the animals up too often, clean their cage in time and try to avoid stress.
www.gerbil-info.com /html/notomys_alexis.htm   (658 words)

 Hopping Mouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The rate of defecation may rise as much as tenfold during arousal and if the animal is handled or placed in strange surrounds.
Notomys alexis micturates from a crouch posture with the tibias almost horizontal, the tail raised and the ventrum close to the substrate.
Turn-and-push: The nose and forehead are used as a shovel to lift and push substrate along the tunnel, and to pack it firmly against the walls and roof.
www.lpzoo.com /ethograms/FRMS/menus/rodentmenu/hoppingmouse.html   (4075 words)

 Cytological organization of the seminiferous epithelium in the Australian rodents Pseudomys australis and Notomys ...
Cytological organization of the seminiferous epithelium in the Australian rodents Pseudomys australis and Notomys alexis -- Peirce and Breed 80 (1): 91 -- Reproduction
Cytological organization of the seminiferous epithelium in the Australian rodents Pseudomys australis and Notomys alexis
Absolute and relative testis mass of two species of conilurine rodents, the plains rat (Pseudomys australis) and the hopping mouse (Notomys alexis), were markedly different.
www.reproduction-online.org /cgi/content/abstract/80/1/91   (281 words)

 CSIRO PUBLISHING - Australian Journal of Zoology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Nevertheless, considerable interspecific variability in testis mass as a percentage of body mass is evident for the different species, with the smallest relative size of testes in the Australian rodents being present in most Notomys and several Pseudomys species.
Notomys and Pseudomys with small testes tend to have a lower relative volume of seminiferous tubules to the total testicular mass than species with relatively large testes.
It is thus suggested that, in Notomys at least, the relatively small testes may relate to the other divergent features of the reproductive tract one of the consequences of which may be a highly efficient sperm-transport system.
www.publish.csiro.au /nid/90/paper/ZO97010.htm   (275 words)

 Anatomical Sciences
Unusual distribution of spermatozoa in the vas deferens of a murid rodent, the spinifex hopping mouse, Notomys alexis.
P Worawittayawong, CM Leigh, G Cozens, EJ Peirce, BP Setchell, P Sretarugsa, A Dharmarajan, and WG Breed (2005) Unusual germ cell organisation in the seminiferous epithelium of a murid rodent from Southern Asia, the greater bandicoot rat, Bandicota indica.
MK Bauer, CM Leigh, E Peirce, and WG Breed (2005) Comparative study of sperm chromatin condensation in the excurrent ducts of the laboratory mouse Mus musculus and spinifex hopping mouse Notomys alexis.
www.adelaide.edu.au /health/anat/research/rbrp2003.html   (440 words)

 List of Australian rodents - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Notomys longicaudatus, Long-tailed Hopping Mouse, (Gould, 1844) [possibly extinct]
Notomys macrotis, Big-eared Hopping-mouse, Thomas, 1921 [presumed extinct]
Notomys mordax, Darling Downs Hopping-mouse, Thomas, 1922 [known from a single specimen]
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Australian_rodents   (233 words)

 JCU ePrints
The genera Notomys, Mastacomys and Pseudomys formed a monophyletic group identified by previous studies.
Mastacomys was placed within Pseudomys, with which it was recently synonymised, and Notomys was not clearly separable from Pseudomys.
Both Notomys and Mastacomys should be recognised as genera.
eprints.jcu.edu.au /77   (1030 words)

 Anatomical Sciences
She completed her PhD thesis on male germ cell production in the Australian Conilurine rodents, the plains rat, Pseudomys australis and the spinifex hopping mouse, Notomys alexis, in 2000, and part of this work was presented at the meeting of the UK Society for the Study of Fertility in July 2001 in Cambridge.
Eleanor is currently a member of the Australian Mammal Society and held the position of Assistant Secretary of the Society from 1998-2000.
Peirce, EJ, Moore HDM and Breed, WG (2002) Unusual distribution of spermatozoa in the male reproductive tract of a murid rodent, the spinifex hopping mouse, Notomys alexis.
www.adelaide.edu.au /health/anat/staff/eleanor.html   (525 words)

 Resources on Dusky Hopping-mouse academic institutions
Mammals: Muridae: 1853) - Fawn Hopping Mouse; Notomys fuscus (Jones, 1925) - Dusky Hopping Mouse...
UniProt Knowledgebase query by cross-reference: PS00237: Notomys alexis (Spinifex hopping mouse) - 1 Notothenia coriiceps (fl rockcod) - 1...
CTD - Murinae: Notomys alexis (Spinifex hopping mouse) [taxonId:184396], 27 genes · 2 references...
mongabay.org /conservation/Dusky_Hopping-mouse.htm   (1128 words)

 Australian Hopping Mice, or Jerboa Mice (Notomys) - MavicaNET   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Notomys: Australian Hopping Mice, or Jerboa Mice - English
They are nocturnal and saltatorial and are often considered the ecological equivalent of the gerbils (Meriones, Gerbillus), jerboas (Jaculus), and kangaroo rats (Dipodomys) found in the deserts of the Northern Hemisphere.
Rodentia Muridae Notomys, World Distribution Table - English
www.mavicanet.com /directory/nor/28666.html   (81 words)

 Hopping mice do it differently: Mice with minute testes, misshapen sperm and thin, spiny penises may shed light on what ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
AMONG Australia's famous marsupials live many unsung native rodents.
Arguably the most bizarre are the hopping mice, members of the genus Notomys.
Dwelling largely in the arid zone, these animals have big eyes and ears, a long brush-tipped tail and extremely long hind limbs and feet that enable them to hop rapidly across the open sand.
www.newscientist.com /article/mg12216685.500.html   (326 words)

 Notomys - English-French Dictionary - WordReference.com
We found no French translation for 'Notomys' in our English to French Dictionary.
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www.wordreference.com /enfr/Notomys   (57 words)

 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Notomys macrotis
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Notomys macrotis
Notomys macrotis is known only from two specimens collected from southwestern Western Australia.
It is known only from two specimens, the last being collected in 1843.
www.iucnredlist.org /search/details.php/14865/all   (228 words)

 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Notomys amplus
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Notomys amplus
This species is known only from two specimens collected in 1896.
The short-tailed hopping mouse, Notomys amplus, was endemic to Australia.
www.iucnredlist.org /search/details.php/14861/all   (223 words)

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