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Behavioural biology of the collared lemming [Dicrostonyx groenlandicus (Traill)]: an analysis of accoustic communication

Ronald J. Brooks

Behavioural biology of the collared lemming [Dicrostonyx groenlandicus (Traill)]: an analysis of accoustic communication

by Ronald J. Brooks

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Published by Baillie re Tindall in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRonald J. Brooks & Edwin M. Banks.
SeriesAnimal behaviour monographs / editors R. Dawkins, G.C. Beer -- vol.6, pt.1, Animal behaviour monographs -- vol.6, pt.1.
ContributionsDawkins, Richard, 1941-, Beer, Colin., Banks, Edwin M.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13892193M

Dicrostonyx groenlandicus Common name Collared lemming Synonyms Dicrostonyx kilangmiutak, Dicrostonyx rubricatus, Arvicola rubricatus, Dicrostonyx hudsonius alascensis, Dicrostonyx groenlandicus clarus, Dicrostonyx groenlandicus kilangmiutak Savage et al. (), The predominance of quarter-power scaling in biology White and. We dug up 62 collared lemming (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus) burrows in the Canadian Arctic and all had underground latrines. Behavioural biology of the. June Journal of Avian Biology.

The Arctic lemming (Dicrostonyx torquatus) is a species of rodents in the family Cricetidae.. Although generally classified as a "least concern" species, the Novaya Zemlya subspecies (Dicrostonyx torquatus ungulatus) is considered a vulnerable species under Russian nature conservation legislation (included in Red Book of Russian Federation since ).   Abstract. Collared (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus) and brown (Lemmus trimucronatus) lemmings coexist in tundra habitats across much of the middle and lower Canadian coexistence, and response to predation risk, appears mediated by behavior. We analyzed field-collected videos of open-field tests to assess potential differences in innate behaviors between the two species.

The relationship between resources (forage availability and quality) and the foraging dynamics of muskoxen, Ovibos moschatus, was studied in Angujaartorfiup Nunaa, western Greenland, during spring (calving, post calving), summer, autumn (rut), and en did select among vegetation types in all seasons but calving. Species Dicrostonyx groenlandicus Bering collared lemming. Dicrostonyx groenlandicus: information (1) Species Dicrostonyx groenlandicus Bering collared lemming. Dicrostonyx groenlandicus: information (1) While ADW staff and contributors provide references to books and websites that we believe are reputable, we cannot necessarily endorse.


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Behavioural biology of the collared lemming [Dicrostonyx groenlandicus (Traill)]: an analysis of accoustic communication by Ronald J. Brooks Download PDF EPUB FB2

Behavioural biology of the collared lemming: [Dicrostonyx groenlandicus (Traill)]: an analysis of acoustic communication, (Animal behaviour monographs) [Ronald J Brooks] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Journals & Books; Help; COVID campus Vol Issues 2–3, April–JulyPages Behavioural biology of the collared lemming Dicrostonyx groenlandicus (Traill): II.

Sexual behaviour. Author links open overlay panel Edwin M. Banks. These data are discussed in terms of the intrinsic importance of the measures of Cited by:   The acoustic behaviour of collared lemmings was investigated in a laboratory study.

Observations were conducted on behaviour of lemmings in a variety of test situations including: paired intraspecific male-male, male-oestrous female and male-dioestrous female encounters in an arena unfamiliar to both animals; paired intraspecific male-oestrous female encounters in the female's home Cited by: Anim.

Behav.,16, BEHAVIOURAL BIOLOGY OF THE COLLARED LEMMING DICROSTONYX GROENLANDICUS (TRAILL): II. SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR BY EDWIN M.

BANKS Department of Zoology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Ill., The collared lemming of North America occurs throughout the tundra of Alaska, Canada and Greenland (Hall & Kelson, ).Cited by: Get this from a library.

Behavioural biology of the collared lemming [Dicrostonyx groenlandicus (Traill)]: an analysis of acoustic communication. [Ronald J Brooks; Edwin M Banks].

Agonistic behaviour displayed by male collared lemmings, Dicrostonyx groenlandicus (Traill), was studied by means of observations of paired encou Cited by: 1. Anim Behav. Apr-Jul;16(2) Behavioural biology of the collared lemming Dicrostonyx groenlandicus (traill): II.

Sexual behaviour. Anim Behav. Apr-Jul;16(2) Behavioural biology of the collared lemming Dicrostonyx groenlandicus (traill): I. Agonistic behaviour. Behavioural Biology of the Collared Lemming [Dicrostonyx groenlandicus (Trail)]: An Analysis of Acoustic Communication Ronald J.

Brooks, Edwin M. Banks Pages Ronald J. Brooks, Edwin M. Banks, Behavioural Biology of the Collared Lemming [Dicrostonyx groenlandicus (Trail)]: An Analysis of Acoustic Communication, Animal Behaviour Monographs, /(73), 6, (), ().

Normal and blocked pregnancy were studied in the collared lemming, Dicrostonyx groenlandicus, in the laboratory with individuals bred from wild stock caught at Eskimo Point, N.W.T. Morphometrical. The collared lemming is short and stocky with a very heavy coat year round. Pelage varies with the seasons: in summer the coat is light to dark grey with a buffy to reddish brown tone.

Dark lines down the back and on the sides of the head are characteristic, however, the length of the stripe varies from ending just before the withers, to. The role of olfactory cues, social behavior, and duration of recall in the recognition of familiar conspecifics was investigated in collared lemmings (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus).

Familiarity was established by housing a male and female together for 30 days. This study examined the effects of photoperiod (long photoperiod [LD, 20L:4D] and short photoperiod [SD, 8LD]), temperature (cold [C, 5° C] and warm [W, 18° C]), and diet quality (high-quality diet [HQ, 18% fiber] and low-quality diet [LQ, 49% fiber]) on growth, energy allocation, food intake, digestive efciency, and gut size in male collared lemmings (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus).

Infanticide and Pregnancy Failure: Reproductive Strategies in the Female Collared Lemming (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus) Article (PDF Available) in Biology of Reproduction 22(2). In coastal tundra, at least % of col- lared lemming Dicrostonyx groenlandicus individuals being monitored by radio telemetry were killed by arctic ground squirrels (Boonstra et al.

We examined patterns of inheritance of size, growth and behavioural traits of collared lemmings (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus). Work was conducted on field-caught parents from the Canadian Arctic and their lab-born progeny.

We partitioned inherited variance in traits into additive genetic and maternal effects components by using a half-sib breeding experiment in which each sire was mated to two dams. Morphological differentiation and relationships among collared lemmings (Dicrostonyx Gloger, ) remain issue is particularly important in the Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, Canada, where Dicrostonyx groenlandicus (Traill, ) and Dicrostonyx richardsoni Merriam, ranges overlap.

Possible sympatry of both species obscures the taxonomic status of collared lemmings from this area. In Collared Peccary: Cactus Eater, kids go on a real-life adventure with wildlife biologist Lisa Bates as she tries to save a lost baby peccary. Along the way, children will learn how peccaries have adapted to their harsh desert climate, including how they find food, stay safe, and keep track of other herd members.

The northern collared lemming or Nearctic collared lemming (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus), sometimes called the Peary Land collared lemming in Canada, is a small North American one time, it was considered to be a subspecies of the Arctic lemming (Dicrostonyx torquatus).Some sources believe several other species of collared lemmings found in North America are actually.

PDF | Morphological differentiation and relationships among collared lemmings (Dicrostonyx) remain unclear. This issue is particularly important in the | Find, read and cite all the research.Various aspects of reproduction and growth were studied in a laboratory colony of collared lemmings (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus).

Males and females were maintained successfully as breeding pairs, and as many as 17 successive litters were produced by one pair. Litter size increased with parity through the third litter and decreased after the eighth.Allin, J.T. and Banks, E.M.: Behavioural biology of the collared lemming (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus).

I. Agonistic behaviour. Anim. Behay., –,