Perognathus flavus


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Related to Perognathus flavus: Perognathus flavescens, silky pocket mouse
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Noun1.Perognathus flavus - small pale yellowish soft-furred rodent of southwestern United States and Mexico
pocket mouse - any of various small nocturnal burrowing desert rodents with cheek pouches and long hind legs and tail
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Rodent species Habitat type GLPD GL December April December April Baiomys taylori -- -- 25 1 Dipodomys merriami -- 1 2 -- Dipodomys ordii -- -- -- -- Dipodomys spectabilis -- -- 3 2 Neotoma albigula -- -- 2 -- Onychomys leucogaster 9 -- 6 -- Peromyscus leucopus -- -- -- -- Peromyscus maniculatus -- -- 9 (3) -- Perognathus flavus 4 1 5 -- Reithrodontomys megalotis -- -- -- -- Sigmodon hispidus -- -- -- -- Overall prevalence (%) 0 0 5.
Otras dos especies, Chaetodipus hispidus y Perognathus flavus (la primera solo en la matriz con Vexillata como genero) comparten un patron similar, excepto porque no se las encuentra en la Peninsula de Baja California (BCa y Calif).
Four species (Sigmodon hispidus = hispid cotton rat, Tamias minimus = least chipmunk, Chaetodipus hispidus = hispid pocket mouse, and Perognathus flavus = silky pocket mouse) with fewer than five expected dual captures but one or more observed dual captures were not evaluated further.
Perognathus flavus (n = 29): ARIZONA: Cochise County, 8 miles E Portal (ACUNHC 779); Navajo County, 3 miles S Keyenta (LVT 702/AY926405); MEXICO: Coahuila: 66 miles SW Cuatro Cienegas (TTU 35363/DQ168551); Chihuahua: 4 km S Parrita (LVT 1050); Durango: 7 miles NNW La Zarca (LVT 1109); Durango, Municipio Vicente Guerrero, 2.
The distribution of Merriam's pocket mouse is known from the western two-thirds of the state, but it is absent from the extreme northern Panhandle and western Trans-Pecos due to the presence of Perognathus flavus (Lee & Engstrom 1991; Davis & Schmidly 1994).
Only a population increase of 1,309% for Perognathus flavus in grass draws was sufficient to cause a vegetation type x year interaction.
Chaetodipus penicillatus (n = 14, n = 6) and Perognathus flavus (n = 1, n = 1) were also captured in traps with the tail-saver device and in traps without the tail-saver device, respectively.