Phenacomys intermedius (Heather vole)

2n = 56
  • T. C. Hsu
  • Kurt Benirschke


Only two pairs of chromosomes can be identified unequivocally: the small submetacentric pair and the X chromosomes. Except the X chromosome, the karyotype bears striking resemblance to those of many species of genus Clethrionomys.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. C. Hsu
    • 1
  • Kurt Benirschke
    • 2
  1. 1.Section of Cytology, Department of BiologyThe University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor InstituteHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaSan Diego, La JollaUSA

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