Data about <i>Microtus californicus</i>

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Distribution

 
geographic range (size of area)
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307,995.54 km²
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longitude median
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-120 decimal degrees
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longitude min
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-124 decimal degrees
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longitude max
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-115 decimal degrees
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latitude median
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37.02 decimal degrees
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latitude min
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29.69 decimal degrees
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latitude max
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44.34 decimal degrees
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geographic distribution includes
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Baja California desert
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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California Central Valley grasslands
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California coastal sage and chaparral
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California interior chaparral and woodlands
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California montane chaparral and woodlands
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Central and Southern Cascades forests
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Eastern Cascades forests
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Klamath-Siskiyou forests
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Mojave desert
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Nearctic
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Northern California coastal forests
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Sierra Juarez and San Pedro Martir pine-oak forests
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Sierra Nevada forests
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Willamette Valley forests
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Physical Description

 
body length (VT) average
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138.8 mm adult
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body mass average
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53.5 g female
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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1.76 log10 grams
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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1.76 log10 grams
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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17.67 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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17.67 g
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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2.83 g
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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53.5 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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57.4 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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57.4 g
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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57.42 g adult
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3.28 g newborn animal
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18.89 g weanling
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Ecology

 
trophic level
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herbivore
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primary diet
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leaves
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leaves
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leaves of herbaceous plants
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leaves of woody plants
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plants
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roots
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roots
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seed
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seed
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habitat
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chaparral
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coast
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coast
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coastal wetland
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cut
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desert
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desert
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dune
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fresh water
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grassland
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grassland
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marsh
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marsh
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marsh
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meadow
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meadow
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nesting material
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oak woodland
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plateau
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river
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saline water
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savanna
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savanna
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scrubland
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subterrestrial habitat
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temperate
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terrestrial biome
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terrestrial habitat
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wetland
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wetland
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woodland
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habitat includes
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Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
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Mediterranean Forests, woodlands and scrubs
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Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
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Temperate Coniferous Forests
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Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
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precipitation in geographic range mean
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43.86 millimeters per month
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temperature in geographic range mean
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111 0.1°C
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actual evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
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343.33 millimeters per month
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potential evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
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1,058.14 millimeters per month
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Life History and Behavior

 
home range average
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6.26e-05 km²
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6.67e-05 km²
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clutch/brood/litter size average
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4.41
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4.54
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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4.54
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
 
onset of fertility average
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23.81 days
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age at first reproduction average
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2.18 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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2.18 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
 
gestation period duration average
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0.71 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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0.71 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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21.18 days
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litters per year average
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5 female
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4.83
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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4.83
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
 
age at eye opening average
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10 days
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weaning age average
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0.6 months
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0.6 months
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17.36 days
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Evolution and Systematics

 
first appearance (older bound)
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1.8 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
first appearance (younger bound)
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0.3 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (older bound)
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0.13 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (younger bound)
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0.0117 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  

Physiology and Cell Biology

 
metabolic rate average
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68.2 mL/hr O2
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Conservation

 
population trend
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Stable
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animal population density average
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13,127.21 individuals per square kilometer
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conservation status
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least concern
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human population density mean
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103.74 individuals per square kilometer
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human population density 5th percentile
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1 individuals per square kilometer
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human population density change mean
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0.08
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extinction status
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extant
The Paleobiology Database  
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extant
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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extant
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Q1053890
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herbivore
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