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Advances in the biology of shrews

Author: Joseph F Merritt; Gordon L Kirkland; Robert K Rose
Publisher: Pittsburgh : Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 1994.
Series: Special publication (Carnegie Museum of Natural History), no. 18.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph F Merritt; Gordon L Kirkland; Robert K Rose
ISBN: 0911239448 9780911239447
OCLC Number: 31445376
Notes: Proceedings of the International Colloquium on the Biology of the Soricidae, held Oct. 8-14, 1990 at the Powdermill Biological Station of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
Description: x, 458 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: Latitudinal variation in the life histories of Sorex araneus and S. caecutiens in Finland / Asko Kaikusalo and Johan Tast --
Population biological consequences of body size in Sorex / Ilkka Hanski --
Population dynamics of the short-tailed shrew, Blarina brevidauda / Lowell L. Getz --
A live trapping-study of two syntopic species of Sorex, S. cinereus and S. fumeus / J. Michelle Cawthorn --
Spatial distribution of nine species of shrews in the central Siberian taiga / Boris I. Sheftel --
Community organization of shrews in temperate zone forests of northwestern Russia / Evgeny A. Shvarts and Dmitry V. Demin --
Territoriality in juveniles of the common shrew (Sorex araneus) in prepeak and peak years of population density / Natalia Moraleva and Alexandra Telitzina --
Foraging strategies of shrews, and the evidence from field studies / Sara Churchfield --
The territorial and demographic structures of a common shrew population / Ernest V. Ivanter, Tatiana V. Ivanter, and Alexander M. Makarow --
Parasitism by gastrointestinal helminths in the shrews Sorex araneus and S. caecutiens / Voitto Haukisalmi, Heikki Henttonen, and Taina Mikkonen --
The masked shrew, Sorex cinereus, in a relictual habitat of the southern Appalachian Mountains / John F. Pagels, Kristen L. Uthus, and Henry E. Duval --
Life histories of the Soricidae : a review / Duncan G.L. Innes --
Shrews as indicators of heavy metal pollution / Erkki Pankakoski [and others] --
Histopathology of the common shrew Sorex araneus in Finland --
T. Soveri, E. Rudbäck, and H. Henttonen --
Variation in brain morphology of the common shrew / Vladimir A. Yaskin --
Thermal biology of free-ranging shrews as revealed by computer-facilitated radiotelemetry : energetic implications / Joseph F. Merritt and Francisco Bozinovic --
The development of the skull of Suncus murinus / Yayoi Masuda and Takeshi Yohro --
Characteristics of the breeding season in the common shrew (Sorex araneus) : male sexual maturation, morphology, and mobility / Paula Stockley and Jeremy B. Searle --
Visual and hearing biology of shrews / Martin Braniš and Hynek Burda --
Relationship of mandibular morphology to relative bite force in some Sorex from western North America / Leslie N. Carraway and B.J. Verts --
Ultrastructure of the olfactory epithelium of the short-tailed shrew, Blarina brevicauda / Keith A. Carson, Joan L. Cole, and Robert K. Rose --
Comparison of pigment and other dental characters of eastern Palearctic Sorex (Mammalia: Soricidae) / Erland Dannelid --
Function of the feeding apparatus in red-toothed and white-toothed shrews (Soricidae) using electromyography and cineradiography / Christel Dötsch --
Comparative embryonic development of the Soricidae / Kerry R. Foresman --
Brown fat and the wintering of shrews / Heikki Hyvärinen --
Effects of melatonin on the chronobiology of the least shrew, Cryptotis parva / Orin B. Mock --
Captive breeding of the common shrew (Sorex araneus) for chromosomal analysis / S.J. Mercer and J.B. Searle --
Proposed standard protocol for sampling small mammal communities / Gordon L. Kirkland Jr. and Patricia Krim Sheppard --
The trapline concept applied to pitfall arrays / Charles O. Handley Jr. and Merrill Varn --
Albumin evolution in the Soricinae and its implications for the phylogenetic history of the Soricidae / Sarah B. George and Vincent M. Sarich --
The Sorex of the araneus-arcticus group (Mammalia: Soricidae) : do they actually speciate? / Jacques Hausser --
The Plio-Pleistocene patterns of distribution of the Soricidae in Poland / Barbara Rzebik-Kowalska --
Comparative cytogenetics and systematics of Sorex : a cladistic approach / E. Yu. Ivanitskaya --
The evolution of the Soricidae as shown by the variability of cranial morphology / V.A. Dolgov --
Chromosomal evolution in the genus Crocidura (Insectivora: Soricidae) / T. Maddalena and M. Ruedi --
Phylogeny and distribution of the Crocidosoricinae (Mammalia: Soricidae) / Jelle W.F. Reumer --
A preliminary analysis of biogeography and phylogeny of Crocidura from the Philippines / Lawrence R. Heaney and Manuel Ruedi --
Evolution and phylogenetic affinities of the African species of Crocidura, Suncus, and Sylvisorex (Insectivora: Soricidae) / Laura J. McLellan --
Identification of the Carolinean shrews of Bachman 1837 / Charles O. Handley Jr. and Merrill Varn --
Shrews of ancient Egypt : biogeographical interpretation of a new species / Rainer Hutterer --
Progesterone (P₄) and estradiol (E₂) secretion by Suncus murinus ovaries and adrenals in vitro / Stasia Stokłosowa, Janice Bahr, and Gil Dryden --
Metabolic rates and regulation of cardiac and respiratory function in European shrews / Alfred Nagel --
The white-toothed shrew Crocidura russula monacha : how does its physiology fit mammalian allometry? / Haya Mover, Amos Ar, and Salo Hellwing --
The structure and adaptive peculiarities of pelage in soricine shrews / Ernest V. Ivanter --
Soricid biology : a summary and look ahead / Robert K. Rose.
Series Title: Special publication (Carnegie Museum of Natural History), no. 18.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph F. Merritt, Gordon L. Kirkland, Jr., Robert K. Rose.

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