Two pairs of invaginations of B the skin, which originally are called the prostomial and metastomial disks, grow round the intestine, finally fuse together, and form the skin and mus- cular body-wall of the future Nemertine, which afterwards becomes ciliated, frees itself from the pilidium investment and develops into the adult worm without further metamorphosis.
Mus.), E., 138 (14), 122 (12), 118 (40), 119 (18).
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.
Minutus are separated from Mus as Micromys.
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., concluded that the poet and the pilgrim were different persons.
Mus., 1849) had distinguished only between Viperina and Colubrinia.
Mus., 1858; "Reptiles of British India," Ray Soc., 1864; article Snakes, Ency.
Mus., 1893-1896) accepted Cope's principles, and mainly by .combining the Asinea of Stannius and Cope with the Proteroglypha as Colubridae - wherein he was followed by Cope, as mentioned above - and separating therefrom the Peropoda or Boidae, he has produced a logically-conceived system, by far the best hitherto proposed.
Mus.), which recounted his escapades; other contemporary accounts were published in 1752 and 1754, and a life by Goldsmith in 1770.
Mus., 1881); and Schultz (Berlin, 1899).
Mus., 33) was made by " Ilsharh Yandib and Ya'zil Bayyin, the two kings of Saba and Raidan, sons of Farm Yanhab, king of Saba."
Mus.) The name bucentaur seems, indeed, to have been given to any great and sumptuous Venetian galley.
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.
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.
Mus., 1859), and Rivisio Familiae Mantidarum (London, 1889); L.
Mus., 1891); Renjes (Rostock, 1893); Abert (Burghausen, 1896); and Stadler (Munich, 1891); his Mineralogy, Nies (Mainz, 1884); his History of Art, O.
Mus.,1876); Furtwangler, in Fleckeisen's Jahrb., Suppl.
Mus., Cotton, Tib.
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.
13) says of him: " Hunc ego cum simul studere, mus arte familiariterque dilexi; ille meus in urbe, ille in secessu contubernalis; cum hoc seria et jocos miscui."
It is unnecessary here to dwell upon the worldwide distribution of the two rats Mus rattus and M.
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.
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.