aplodontia rufa :
- n bulky nocturnal burrowing rodent of uplands of the Pacific coast of North America; the most primitive living rodent
News & Articles
- Molecular Analysis of the Mountain Beaver Recommends Joining of Two Subspecies
The Journal of Mammalogy presents a study of the Aplodontiidae family, which contains one extant genus and only one species—the mountain beaver, Aplodontia rufa. Through phylogenetic analysis of this Pacific Northwest mammal, researchers have found that two subspecies are actually one and the same. (PRWeb June 25, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10864634 ...
June 25, 2013 - PRWeb