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Title: Bank voles and yellow-necked mice: what are interrelations between them?


Grüm, Leszek ; Bujalska, Gabriela

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Bank vole biology: recent advances in the population biology of a model species


Polish Academy of Sciences. Institute of Ecology


Polish Academy of Sciences. Institute of Ecology. Publishing Office

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Dziekanów Leśny


Strony 141-145 : ilustracje ; 27 cm ; Bibliografia na stronach 144-145

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Literature survey has revealed similarity of ecological niches of bank voles and yellow-necked mice. Behavioral observations that show subordination of bank voles to yellow-necked mice suggest that the latter is a superior competitor. Nevertheless, neither spatial nor time separation of those species can be evidenced. Competition between these species seems to be occasional (or rare). Perhaps, their microhabitat niches are sufficiently separated to allow for coexistence.


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