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Definition of the noun Antechinus

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Antechinus is a genus of Dasyuridae, described by Macleay in 1841.

Phrases with Antechinus

Phrases starting with the word Antechinus:

  1. Antechinus leo
  2. Antechinus naso
  3. Antechinus agilis
  4. Antechinus bellus
  5. Antechinus Hageni
  6. Antechinus adustus
  7. Antechinus godmani
  8. Antechinus Habbema
  9. Antechinus minimus
  10. Antechinus flavipes
  11. Antechinus stuartii
  12. Antechinus Unicolor

Phrases ending with the word Antechinus:

  1. Fawn Antechinus
  2. Agile Antechinus
  3. Brown Antechinus
  4. Dusky Antechinus
  5. genus Antechinus
  6. Swamp Antechinus
  7. Atherton Antechinus
  8. Cinnamon Antechinus

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Google previewNeurobiology of Monotremes (2013)

Brain Evolution in Our Distant Mammalian Cousins by Ken Ashwell

The environmental cue that synchronises the reproductive life history of male and female antechinus is a specific rate of change of the photoperiod (McAllan et al. 1991) and this could also be responsible for the observed changes in the ...

Google previewThe Action Plan for Australian Mammals 2012 (2014)

by Andrew Burbidge, Peter Harrison, John Woinarski

Ecology The Sandstone Antechinus is a nocturnal, generalist predator of invertebrates and small vertebrates. It is restricted to rugged rocky environments. In the 12 months following a high intensity experimental fire at the Little Nourlangie ...

Google previewWhy Dogs Eat Poop, and Other Useless or Gross Information About the Animal Kingdom (2010)

by Francesca Gould, David Haviland

The antechinus is a small, mouselike rodent that is native to Australia, Tasmania, and New Guinea. Its mating season lasts for about two weeks in spring, and during this time the male becomes completely single-minded, devoting himself to ...

Google previewPsychoneuroimmunology (2011)

The antechinus Antechinus is a marsupial the size of a large mouse, with a pointed snout and a short-haired, medium-long tail. It has short broad feet of buff to yellow-brown color. Copulation occurs during a short season in winter. The males ...

Google previewPrinciples of Ecology (2015)

An overview of environmental management for all students of ecology by David Brouwer

The Brown Antechinus is a small native carnivorous marsupial sometimes. Much of the material in this section is drawn from Land for Wildlife Notes, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Victoria. Noisy Miners make rowdy ...

Google previewMountain Ash (2015)

Fire, Logging and the Future of Victoria's Giant Forests by David Lindenmayer, David Blair, Lachlan McBurney, Sam Banks

Image: Ken Green and David Happold The Agile Antechinus is a 25 g micropredator that is more closely related to animals such as the Tiger Quoll ( also called the Spottedtailed Quoll) and the extinct Tasmanian Tiger than it is to native (or ...

Google previewWhat Is Life? (2009)

A Guide to Biology w/Prep-U by Jay Phelan

Antechinus is a mouse-sized marsupial that lives in Australia, and male Antechinus are classic big-bang reproducers (FIGURE 14-15).At one year of age, can, however, live more than 33 years in its natural habitat. Some animals reproduce ...

Google previewThe Ladies' Room Reader Revisited (2002)

A Curious Compendium of Fascinating Female Facts by Alicia Alvrez

The swamp antechinus is a tiny Australian marsupial whose males literally die from too much sex. They go into a wild frenzy of intercourse, impregnating as many females as they can until they die of starvation. Talk about Mother Love At ...

Google previewWildlife on Farms (2003)

How to Conserve Native Animals by David Lindenmayer

The yellow-footed antechinus is a small (16-32 cm) native marsupial.

Google previewDictionary of Australian and New Guinean Mammals (2007)

by Ronald Strahan, Pamela Conder

YELLOW-FOOTED ANTECHINUS, also known as the Yellow-footed Pouched Mouse/Marsupial-mouse/Phascogale, Mardo. Waterhouse, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1837, 75. Antechinus godmani (god′-man-ee) After F D Godman, whose ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

Vulnerable ANNUAL DIE-OFF One of the most unusual life-cycles occurs in all Antechinus and two Pfisscogale species, which breed just once annually At the same time every year, following an exceptionally intense 2-week mating season, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Immunobiology (2016)

harrisii Thylacine, Thylacine cynocephalus Virginia opossum, Didelphis virginiana Western gray kangaroo, Macropus fuliginosus melanops Yellow- footed antechinus, Antechinus flavipes Lymph nodes Spleen Liver GALT Connolly et al.

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

antechinus ( Antechinus) very small (approximately 100 mm), carnivorous marsupials in the family Dasyuridae, native to.

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Antechinus (antechinus; infraclass *Metatheria, order *Marsupialia) A genus of mousesize marsupials, comprising about eight species, typical of the eucalypt woodlands and rain forests of eastern Australia. They are voracious predators.

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Leopard - marten (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

MARSUPIAL MICE class Mammalia order Dasyrumorphia FAMin Dasyuridae genus 15, including broad-footed marsupial mice, Antechinus; and short-haired marsupial mice, Murexia SPECIES 55, including Macleay's marsupial mouse, ...

Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

In the second section, the Antechinus, the tail is clothed throughout with very short hairs. The P.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics (2001)

by Eric C. R. Reeve, Isobel Black

Introduction The shrew-like marsupial Antechinus, the naked mole rat 576 • HUMAN NON-CLINICAL GENETICS.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (1999)

by Michael A. Mares, Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Norman, Okla.)

quolls, Antechinus). Fewer than ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

antechinus. 'opposite to the north', from ant- 'against' + arktikos (see ARCTIC). Antarctica a continent round the South Pole, situVated mainly within the Antarctic Circle and almost entirely covered by ice sheets. Antarctic Circle the parallel of ...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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