minutus are separated from Mus as Micromys.
- Roman Cithara in transition, of the Lycian Apollo (Rome Mus.
Rats and mice, especially the guayabita (Mus musculus), an extremely destructive rodent, are very abundant.
MOUSE, in its original sense probably the name of the semidomesticated house-mouse (Mus musculus), the type of the genus Mus and of the family Muridae.
Zoologically, there is no distinction between mice and rats; these names being employed respectively for most or all of the smaller and larger "mouselike" and "rat-like" representatives of the Muridae, whether they belong to the genus Mus or not.
those included in the genus Mus, are dealt with in the article RODENTIA.
With the exception of Madagascar, the genus Mus ranges over practically the whole of the Old World, having indigenous representatives even in Australasia; while the house-mouse, with man's involuntary aid, has succeeded in establishing itself throughout the civilized world.
The following is a brief notice of the species of true mice (that is to say, those generally included in the genus Mus) inhabiting the British Isles.
History (April 1899); "On the Species of the genus Mus inhabiting St Kilda," Proc. Zool.
Soc. (London, 1899); "On Geographical and Individual Variation in Mus sylvaticus and its Allies," op. cit.
Clarke, "On Forms of Mus musculus, with Description of a New Subspecies from the Faeroe Islands," Proc. Roy.
mystacinus), the flying and the common squirrel (Tamias striatus), the brown, common, field and harvest mouse (Mus decumanus, M.
Mustela alpina, Canis alpinus, the sable antelope (Aegocerus sibiricus), several species of mouse (Mus gregatus, M.
Black Rat (Mus rattus).
ene N ra: Hystrix, Lepus, Castor, Mus, Sciurus, ecora.
The result is that practically all the trade of these states is in the hands of Bangkok Chinese firms, of a certain number of European houses and others, while most of the manual labour connected with the teak industry is done by Ka Mus, who migrate in large numbers from the left bank of the Mekong.
The national history, however, furnished the theme of the Brutus and Decius, - the expulsion of the Tarquins and the self-sacrifice of Publius Decius Mus the younger.
It differs from typical rats of the genus Mus by its broader incisors, and the less distinct cusps on the molars.
Mus.), which recounted his escapades; other contemporary accounts were published in 1752 and 1754, and a life by Goldsmith in 1770.
I, 4, 5, 6; and Proc. Mus.
Haydn, thus released from his official duties, forthwith accepted a commission from Salomon, the London concertdirector, to write and conduct six symphonies for the concerts in the Hanover Square Rooms. He arrived in England at the beginning of 1791 and was welcomed with the greatest enthusiasm, receiving among other honours the degree of D Mus.
p. 419 (1896); Hansen " Choniostomatidae " (1897); Sars, Proc. Mus.
Mus.) The name bucentaur seems, indeed, to have been given to any great and sumptuous Venetian galley.
following two verses of the first psalm may exemplify this: MS. British Mus.
The peculiar odour evolved by many rodents is due to the secretions of special glands, which may open into the prepuce, as in Mus, Microtus and Cricetus, or into the rectum, as in Arctomys and Thryonomys, or into the passage common to both, as in the beaver, or into pouches opening near the vent, as in hares, agoutis and jerboas.
- The Australian Brown-footed Rat (Mus fuscipes).
The genus Mus, with about a couple of hundred species, includes the true mice A FIG.
- Upper the typical characters of the group, the of Mus (A) and Crice- incisors being narrow and smooth, the tus (B).
The genus Nesocia is like Mus, but with the incisors and molars broader, and the transverse laminae of the latter more clearly defined.
Golunda, from India and Africa, is like Mus, but with grooved upper incisors.
Mastacomys is like Mus, but with.
Uromys differs from Mus in having the scales of the tail not overlapping, but set edge to edge, so as to form a sort of mosaic work.
Mus.), is, unhappily, lost.
Riehl, who in Der philosophische Kriti .cis- mus (1876, &c.) proposes the non-Kantian hypothesis that, though things in themselves are unknowable through reason alone, they are knowable by empirical intuition, and therefore also by empirical thought starting from intuition.
Macdonald, Roman Stones in Hunterian Mus.
rat, &c.), probably in its original sense the designation of the British rodent mammal commonly known as the black rat (Mus rattus), but also applied indifferently to the brown or Norway rat (M.
norvegicus), and in a still wider sense to all the larger representatives of the genus Mus, as to many other members of the family Muridae.
For the distinctive characteristics of the family Muridae and the genus Mus, to which true rats and true mice alike belong, see Rodentia.
Millais, "The True Position of Mus rattus and its Allies," Zoologist, June 1905.
Lorie, Contributions a la geologie des Pays-bas (1885-1895), Archives du Mus.
Mus al-Rafii, 216217 (831832).
==Rodentia== A squirrel (Sciurus Syriacus?); Mus Indicus and M.
The field rats (Mus mettada) occasionally multiply so exceedingly as to diminish the out-turn of the local harvest, and to require special measures for their destruction.
An army sent to the rescue by Ibn Zobair under the command of his brother Mus`ab was beaten in Palestine by `Amr Ashdaq.
Mokhtar was now at the zenith of power, but Ibn Zobair, determined to get rid at all costs of so dangerous an enemy, named his brother Mus`ab governor of Basra and ordered him to march against Kufa.
Mohallab then marched with Mus`ab against Kufa.
Ibn Zobair, however, was occupied at Mecca with the rebuilding of the Ka`ba, and Mus`ab was harassed not only by the Kharijites, but also by a noble freebooter, Obaidallah b.
When, in the year (69 A.H.) 689 Abdalmalik had at last encamped at Botnan Habib in the vicinity of Kinnesrin (Qinnasrin),1 with the purpose of marching against Mus`ab, his cousin `Amr Ashdaq, to whom by the treaty of Jabia, before the battle of Merj Rahit, the succession to Merwan had been promised, took advantage of his absence to lay claim to the supreme power, and to have himself proclaimed caliph by his partisans.
Mus`ab was encamped at Bajomaira in the neighbourhood of Takrit.
Meanwhile, Mus`ab had to curb a violent revolt in Basra, brought about by agents of Abdalmalik, and called after a place in the city the revolt of the Jofrites.
Mus`ab's best troops were fighting under Mohallab against the Kharijites; many Basrians were secretly favourable to the Omayyads, nor were the Kufian soldiers to be trusted.
Abdalmalik, therefore, wrote secretly to the chiefs of Mus`ab's army, and persuaded them to desert to him, with the exception of Ibrahim b.
His death, in the beginning of the battle, decided the fate of Mus`ab, who was slain sword in hand by a Shiite of Kuf a.
As soon as the expedition to Irak against Mus`ab had terminated, the holy war against the Greeks was renewed.
P. Bigelow (Proc. U.S. Mus.
It is unnecessary here to dwell upon the worldwide distribution of the two rats Mus rattus and M.
Stratigraphie et tectonique," Anales Mus.
Agriculture is spreading but slowly among them; they still prefer to plunder the stores of bulbs of Lilium Martagon, Paeonia, and Erythronium Dens canis laid up by the steppe mouse (Mus socialis).
musculus, diminutive of mus, mouse, applied to small sea fish and mussels), a term applied in England to two families of Lamellibranch Molluscs - the marine Mytilacea, of which the edible mussel, Mytilus edulis, is the representative; and the fresh-water Unionidae, of which the river mussel, Unio pictorum, and the swan mussel, Anodonta cygnea, are the common British examples.
Folsom, " Development of the Mouth Parts of Anurida," Bulletin Mus.
It was first made known from having been met with on New-Year Island, off the coast of Staten Land, where Cook anchored on New Year's eve 1774.5 A few days 1 Meaning, no doubt, skimming or "hovering," the latter the word used by Browne in his Account of Birds found Norfolk (Mus.
There is some probability that he did not perish in the battle, but escaped to fall two years later, at Seguyjuela near Salamanca, in action with Merwan the son of Mus.
In 712 Mus joined his lieutenant, and the conquest of the south was completed.
From 1869 to 1888 an observatory was properly maintained in Nancowry harbour, but after the latter year observations were recorded only in a more or less desultory way until 1897, when the station was removed to Mus in Car Nicobar.
Other sections of this work, partly in the hand of the same copyist, are in Mus.
The central layer of each of those partbooks contains motets for two voices by Sances, copied by Charles Husbands Sr. In Mus.
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Mus.), Otho C. Io; "Baga de secretis" in Rep. iii., App. ii.
As regards the other two British species, it must suffice to say that there are several local races of each; Mus sylvaticus being represented by several in the British Isles, although there is but one British representative of M.
"But WE mus'n't eat them," the Wizard warned the children, "or we too may become invisible, and lose each other.
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Mus.), E., 138 (14), 122 (12), 118 (40), 119 (18).
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