Litter size variation in captive wood lemmings (Myopus schisticolor)

Litter size variation in captive wood lemmings (Myopus schisticolor) Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 31, No, 2, 2000. pp. 136-138. Translated from Ekologiya, No. 2. 2000, pp, 155-15Z Original Russian Text Copyright 9 2000 by Cheprakov. Litter Size Variation in Captive Wood Lemmings (Myopus schisticolor) M. I. Cheprakov Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology, Ural Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Vos'mogo Marta 202, Yekaterinburg, 620144 Russia Received January 15, 1999 Key words: wood lemming, litter size, body weight, age, number of litter, season of reproduction, critical weight point. the weight boundary between females of types 2 and 3. Material for this study was collected between 1988 to 1992 in the vivarium of the Institute of Plant and The age boundary for females of the latter two types Animal Ecology (Ural Division, Russian Academy of was considered to be 2.4 months, as the minimal age of Sciences). The founders of the captive wood lemming females having the first litter at the age of at least colony (five females and three males) were captured in 2.0 months was 2.5 months. the Malaya Sos'va Nature Reserve located in the north- In females of types 2 and 3, the variation of litter ern part of Western Siberia. A total of 102 Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

Litter size variation in captive wood lemmings (Myopus schisticolor)

Loading next page...
Copyright © 2000 by MAIK “Nauka/Interperiodica”
Life Sciences; Ecology; Environment, general
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site


You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.

DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches


Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.



billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial