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Question 1: This article incorporates public domain ________ from the reference [60].
FloridaCopyright status of work by the U.S. governmentUnited States Postal ServiceFederal government of the United States

Question 2: Many ________ have been proposed for the marsh rice rat.
NomenclatureGenusCommon nameBiological classification

Question 3: The population in the ________ is sometimes regarded as a separate species, Oryzomys argentatus.
Monroe County, FloridaMarquesas KeysPlantation KeyFlorida Keys

Question 4: Hamilton in 1955 from Florida islands: planirostris from Pine Island[10] and sanibeli from ________.
United StatesSanibel, FloridaFort Myers, FloridaSanibel Island

Question 5: The marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris) is a North American ________ in the genus Oryzomys of family Cricetidae.
SquirrelRodentMountain BeaverSpalacidae

Question 6: [18] Bachman intended to describe the species as Arvicola oryzivora, but sent a specimen to Richard Harlan and Charles Pickering at the ________ in Philadelphia to confirm its identity.
OrnithologyAcademy of Natural SciencesBotanyEdward Drinker Cope

Question 7: [20] In 1854, in The quadrupeds of North America, Bachman redescribed it as Arvicola oryzivora, considering it more closely related to the voles then placed in the genus Arvicola, and also recorded it from Georgia and ________.
FloridaNew JerseyNorth CarolinaMassachusetts

Question 8: [49] A 2001 study projected that ________ would reduce the range of the marsh rice rat in Texas.
Climate changeCurrent sea level riseMilankovitch cyclesLittle Ice Age

Question 9: Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical swamps, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland ________, swamps, and saline marshes.

Question 10: The marsh rice rat was discovered in 1816 in ________ by John Bachman.
Georgia (U.S. state)North CarolinaNew JerseySouth Carolina


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