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Tokunoshima spiny rat

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The Tokunoshima spiny rat (Tokudaia tokunoshimensis) is a rodent found only on the island of Tokunoshima in the Ryukyu Islands of Japan. [1]

16 relations: Deforestation, Habitat, International Union for Conservation of Nature, IUCN Red List, Japan, Karyotype, Ploidy, Rodent, Ryukyu Islands, Ryukyu spiny rat, Testis-determining factor, Tokunoshima, Transcaucasian mole vole, Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests, Y chromosome, Zaisan mole vole.

Deforestation

Deforestation, clearance, or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use.

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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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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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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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Karyotype

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

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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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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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Ryukyu spiny rat

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

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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

, also known in English as and is one of the Satsunan Islands, classed with the Amami archipelago between Kyūshū and Okinawa.

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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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Tokudaia tokunoshimensis, Tokunoshima Spiny Rat.

References

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

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