Food Habits and Dietary Overlap of Four Species of Rodents from the Mesquite Plains of Texas

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The coexistence of Dipodomys ordii and Perognathus hispidus with Peromyscus maniculatus and Reithrodontomys montanus was studied in a grassland association of central Texas. The food habits of these species were compared with information from habitat vegetation analysis in an effort to determine food selectivity and the amount and importance of niche overlap and competition among these rodents.

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Alcoze, Thomas M. May 1972.

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The coexistence of Dipodomys ordii and Perognathus hispidus with Peromyscus maniculatus and Reithrodontomys montanus was studied in a grassland association of central Texas. The food habits of these species were compared with information from habitat vegetation analysis in an effort to determine food selectivity and the amount and importance of niche overlap and competition among these rodents.

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Alcoze, Thomas M. Food Habits and Dietary Overlap of Four Species of Rodents from the Mesquite Plains of Texas, thesis, May 1972; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131498/: accessed April 27, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .