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anal glands

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

In all members of the Carnivora other than bears (see Ursidae), a pair of sacs located on either side of the anus between the interior and exterior muscles controlling the sphincter. Glands...

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anal glands

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

In all members of the Carnivora other than bears (see Ursidae), a pair of sacs located on either side of the anus between the interior and exterior muscles controlling the sphincter. Glands...

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anal glands

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 53 words.

In all members of the Carnivora other than bears (see Ursidae), a pair of sacs located on either

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anal glands

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 54 words.

In all members of the Carnivora other than bears (see Ursidae), a pair of sacs located on either

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Possible Coding for Recognition of Sexes, Individuals and Species in Anal Gland Volatiles of Mustela eversmanni and M. sibirica

Jian-Xu Zhang, Jia Ni, Xue-Jie Ren, Lixing Sun, Zhi-Bin Zhang and Zu-Wang Wang.

in Chemical Senses

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 5314 words.

With a combination of solvent extraction and gas chromatography—mass spectrometry, we found eight new compounds in the two sympatric Mustela species, M. eversmanni and M. sibirica. These...

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musk gland

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 52 words.

A *gland, usually an *anal gland, present in many animals, that secretes musk, a substance with

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musk gland

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 52 words.

A gland, usually an anal gland, present in many animals, that secretes musk, a substance with a penetrating

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skunk

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 77 words.

Nocturnal, omnivorous mammal that lives in the USA, Central and South America. It has powerful anal scent glands, which eject

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musk gland

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

A gland, usually an anal gland, present in many animals, that secretes musk, a substance with a penetrating odour. Different species produce musks of varying composition. Originally, musk...

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Castoridae

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

; order Rodentia, suborder Sciuromorpha)

A family of semi-aquatic rodents that have dense fur, valvular nostrils and ears, enlarged, webbed hind feet, strongly clawed pentadactyl...

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Putative Chemosignals of the Ferret (Mustela furo) Associated with Individual and Gender Recognition

J.X. Zhang, H.A. Soini, K.E. Bruce, D. Wiesler, S.K. Woodley, M.J. Baum and M.V. Novotny.

in Chemical Senses

November 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 6030 words.

Quantitative stir bar sorptive extraction methods, both in the aqueous and headspace modes, followed by thermal desorption gas chromatography–mass spectrometry were used to investigate...

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Sexual Dimorphism in the Development of Scent Structures for the Obligate Monogamous Eurasian Beaver (Castor fiber)

Frank Rosell and Bruce A. Schulte.

in Journal of Mammalogy

December 2004; p ublished online December 2004 .

Journal Article. 4505 words.

Scent marking is a common form of territorial demarcation in mammals and differential marking by the sexes may select for differences in scent gland developmental rates or size. Rates of...

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Identification of a Natural Source for the OR37B Ligand

Verena Bautze, Wolfgang Schwack, Heinz Breer and Jörg Strotmann.

in Chemical Senses

January 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 6936 words.

In search for biological sources of the long-chain fatty aldehydes (penta-, hexa-, and heptadecanal), which we recently identified as ligands for members of the mouse odorant receptor...

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The immature stages and shelter building behavior of Falga jeconia ombra Evans, 1955 in eastern Ecuador (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Hesperiinae)

Harold F. Greeney and Andrew D. Warren.

Edited by Jim Miller.

in Journal of Insect Science

P ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. 4126 words.

We describe the immature stages and shelter building behavior of Falga jeconia ombra Evans, 1955 from eastern Ecuador. Chusquea scandens (Poaceae, Bambusoidea) is the larval food plant....

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Integumental Glands of the Tick Rhipicephalus appendiculatus (Acari: Ixodidae) as Potential Producers of Semiochemicals

Alan R. Walker, Carolyn M. Lloyd, Kirsty Mcguire, Scott J. Harrison and J.G.C. Hamilton.

in Journal of Medical Entomology

September 1996; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

The opisthosomal integument and associated secretory organs of Rhipicephalus appendiculatus Neumann larvae, nymphs, females and males, both unfed and fed were examined by light and electron...

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Trachichthyidae

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; subclass Actinopterygii, order Beryciformes)

A small family of marine fish that have a deep and compressed body, an oblique mouth, and a slender tail with a forked tail fin. The...

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Morphology of the Male Genital system of Chironectes minimus and Comparison to other didelphid marsupials

José Carlos Nogueira, Antonio Carlos S. Castro, Edeltrudes Vieira C. Câmara and Bruno Garzon O. Câmara.

in Journal of Mammalogy

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 4217 words.

The male genital system was examined in 9 male specimens of Chironectes minimus (2 adult and 7 young) from Brazil. Unlike other didelphids, C. minimus lacks a cloaca and has distinct anal...

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The fine structure of the excretory and venous systems of the neogastropods Nucella lapillus and Buccinum undatum and its functional and phylogenetic implications

Elizabeth B. Andrews.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

August 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 15761 words.

The fine structure and function of the excretory system and associated veins of the muricid Nucella lapillus have been studied and compared with those of the buccinid Buccinum undatum. It...

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Uropygi

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; subphylum Chelicerata, class Arachnida)

Order of small to medium-sized (up to 7.5 cm long) arachnids in which the prosoma is not divided dorsally, and the large pedipalpi are...

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Otter Scent Signals Age, Sex, and Reproductive Status

Eleanor F. Kean, Carsten T. Müller and Elizabeth A. Chadwick.

in Chemical Senses

July 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 5179 words.

Scent is used across taxa to communicate information about signaler identity. Eurasian otters Lutra lutra are mainly solitary and thought to use scent as their primary means of...

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Adjustable Living Spaces

Carolyn M. King and Roger A. Powell.

in The Natural History of Weasels and Stoats

March 2007; p ublished online April 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 17076 words.

Weasels are constantly in danger of energy exhaustion, so when prey are abundant they keep their home ranges small (<20 ha) and hunting expeditions short. The rest of the time they save...

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