Akodon cursor (Winge, ) is a Sigmodontinae rodent commonly called the cursorial akodont. This small cursorial mouse has homogenous dorsal pelage that. Akodon cursor. cursor grass mouse. Akodon cursor. ADW Pocket Guides on the iOS App Store! The Animal Diversity Web team is excited to announce ADW. Akodon cursor is one of the most common species in the forest and forest- grassland ecotones. In Misiones province, Argentina, they are found in a variety of.

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Chromosomal polymorphisms in the rodent Akodon arviculoides ssp.

Redford and EisenbergAnti-predator Adaptations cryptic Known Predators snakes Serpentes diurnal raptors Falconiformes small to medium-sized mammalian carnivores Mammalia owls Strigiformes Ecosystem Roles Akodon cursor is a mouse that typically occurs in great abundance in open, dry areas. Akodon cursor ; chromosome cytotypes; Southern Brazil. The diet of this species, which includes insects, may actually help reduce farm pests and crop damage.

Animals with bilateral symmetry have dorsal and ventral sides, as well as anterior and posterior ends. Although the cursor grass mouse is, on average, slightly larger than the montane species, there is too much overlap for this to be a reliable guide. Genetics and Molecular Research.


Views Read Edit View history. Juveniles weigh around 30g for females and 28g for males.

Researchers are discovering that their geographic position is expanding. Redford and EisenbergPrimary Diet omnivore Animal Foods insects Plant Foods leaves seeds, grains, and nuts Predation Akodon cursor akocon well with it’s environment and utilizes ground cover and brush to hide from predators.

Diversification in the Genus Akodon Rodentia: Cursor grass mice are members of the A.

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Delayed implantation is thought to occur in some species of Akodon and may akodoj in Akodon cursor as well. Micrographical ecological differences between two populations of Akodon cursor RodentiaSigmodontinae in a Brazilian Restinga.

Sigmodontiane in Southeastern South America: Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts.

There is little information on mating in Akodon cursor. There is little information on longevity in Akodon cursor.

Cursor grass mice are omnivorous. Reproductive activity does decrease during the colder months. Vursor cursor is one of the most common species in the forest and forest-grassland curdor. Juvenile males weigh 28g and juvenile females weigh 30g. A Five Year Study. In Misiones province, Argentina, they are found in a variety of habitats but prefe flat and xeric, semi-deciduous areas. The mandible is slender and elongated; it has a posteriorly-projecting condylar process and an inflated capsular projection root of incisor Liascovich and Reig Showing of 12 references.


Akodon cursor can be territorial. Reproduction is also tied to habitat availability.

Akodon cursor

Akodon cursor occurs from sea level to meters, while Akodon montensis is found above meters Geise and Smith Instead, they can most readily be distinguished by the presence of a gall bladder in A. Seven of these combinations are new to in the literature. Extensive savannas are found in parts of subtropical and tropical Africa and South America, and in Australia. See also Tropical savanna and grassland biome.

Some sources [1] also report it as being found further south, in extreme southern Alodon, in eastern Paraguayand in northern Argentina.