Perognathus flavescens

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Related to Perognathus flavescens: Perognathus flavus, plains pocket mouse
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Noun1.Perognathus flavescens - small rodent of open areas of United States plains states
pocket mouse - any of various small nocturnal burrowing desert rodents with cheek pouches and long hind legs and tail
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Perognathus flavescens (n = 16): NEBRASKA: Sheridan County, 27 miles N Lakeside (LVT 2527/AY926411); NEW MEXICO: Socorro County, Rio Solado (LVT 3703/AY926412); OKLAHOMA: Beaver County, 2.
Loving County is just west of the plains country (Edwards Plateau and High Plains) of Texas and this proximity seems to have some impact on the mammal records of the county, particularly with the reported presence of Perognathus flavescens (Davis & Schmidly 1994).