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Ryukyu spiny rat

Index Ryukyu spiny rat

The Ryukyu spiny rat (Tokudaia osimensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. [1]

25 relations: Amami Ōshima, Amami Islands, Black rat, Endemism, Feral cat, Habitat, Habitat destruction, Habitat fragmentation, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Introduced species, IUCN Red List, Japan, Javan mongoose, Karyotype, Muridae, Ploidy, Predation, Rodent, Ryukyu Islands, Testis-determining factor, Tokunoshima spiny rat, Transcaucasian mole vole, Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests, Y chromosome, Zaisan mole vole.

Amami Ōshima

is one of the Satsunan Islands, and is the largest island within the Amami archipelago between Kyūshū and Okinawa.

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Amami Islands

The The name Amami-guntō was standardized on February 15, 2010.

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Black rat

The black rat (Rattus rattus), also known as the ship rat, roof rat, house rat, is a common long-tailed rodent of the genus Rattus (rats) in the subfamily Murinae.

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Endemism

Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.

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Feral cat

A feral cat is a cat that lives outdoors and has had little or no human contact.

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Habitat

In ecology, a habitat is the type of natural environment in which a particular species of organism lives.

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Habitat destruction

Habitat destruction is the process in which natural habitat is rendered unable to support the species present.

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Habitat fragmentation

Habitat fragmentation describes the emergence of discontinuities (fragmentation) in an organism's preferred environment (habitat), causing population fragmentation and ecosystem decay.

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International Union for Conservation of Nature

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN; officially International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) is an international organization working in the field of nature conservation and sustainable use of natural resources.

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Introduced species

An introduced species (alien species, exotic species, non-indigenous species, or non-native species) is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has arrived there by human activity, either deliberate or accidental.

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IUCN Red List

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the IUCN Red List or Red Data List), founded in 1964, has evolved to become the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of biological species.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Javan mongoose

The Javan mongoose (Herpestes javanicus) is a species of mongoose found in the wild in South and Southeast Asia.

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Karyotype

A karyotype is the number and appearance of chromosomes in the nucleus of a eukaryotic cell.

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Muridae

The Muridae, or murids, are the largest family of rodents and of mammals, containing over 700 species found naturally throughout Eurasia, Africa, and Australia.

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Ploidy

Ploidy is the number of complete sets of chromosomes in a cell, and hence the number of possible alleles for autosomal and pseudoautosomal genes.

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Predation

Predation is a biological interaction where a predator (a hunting animal) kills and eats its prey (the organism that is attacked).

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Rodent

Rodents (from Latin rodere, "to gnaw") are mammals of the order Rodentia, which are characterized by a single pair of continuously growing incisors in each of the upper and lower jaws.

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Ryukyu Islands

The, also known as the or the, are a chain of islands annexed by Japan that stretch southwest from Kyushu to Taiwan: the Ōsumi, Tokara, Amami, Okinawa, and Sakishima Islands (further divided into the Miyako and Yaeyama Islands), with Yonaguni the southernmost.

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Testis-determining factor

Testis-determining factor (TDF), also known as sex-determining region Y (SRY) protein, is a DNA-binding protein (also known as gene-regulatory protein/transcription factor) encoded by the SRY gene that is responsible for the initiation of male sex determination in humans.

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Tokunoshima spiny rat

The Tokunoshima spiny rat (Tokudaia tokunoshimensis) is a rodent found only on the island of Tokunoshima in the Ryukyu Islands of Japan.

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Transcaucasian mole vole

The Transcaucasian mole vole (Ellobius lutescens) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.

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Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests

Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests (TSMF), also known as tropical moist forests, are a tropical and subtropical forest biome, sometimes referred to as jungle.

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Y chromosome

The Y chromosome is one of two sex chromosomes (allosomes) in mammals, including humans, and many other animals.

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Zaisan mole vole

The Zaisan mole vole or eastern mole vole (Ellobius tancrei) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.

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Redirects here:

Amami spiny rat, Ryukyu Spiny Rat, Ryūkyū spiny rat, Tokudaia osimensis.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryukyu_spiny_rat

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