Peromyscus


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Related to Peromyscus: Peromyscus maniculatus, White Footed Mouse, Common house mouse
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Noun1.Peromyscus - New World wood micePeromyscus - New World wood mice      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cricetidae, family Cricetidae - mostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters
Peromyscus leucopus, vesper mouse, white-footed mouse - American woodland mouse with white feet and underparts
deer mouse, Peromyscus maniculatus - brownish New World mouse; most widely distributed member of the genus
cactus mouse, Peromyscus eremicus - burrowing mouse of desert areas of southwestern United States
cotton mouse, Peromyscus gossypinus - large dark mouse of southeastern United States
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Four rodent species captured in the study area have been previously identified as potential hantavirus reservoir species: Peromyscus maniculatus, P.
Weight and pelage color were used to separate Peromyscus juveniles from adults and sub-adults; for both species of Peromyscus non-reproductive juveniles were < 16 g.
A total of 95 Peromyscus mice (trap success 51%) were collected: 73 P.
3) found Peromyscus leucopus to be somewhat of a "habitat generalist" because it was collected in diverse riparian settings ranging from woodlands with a lush, thick understory and ground cover to more xeric ones with sparse groundcover and no understory.
In our study, five spirochetes, based on cell morphology, were isolated from the hearts of Peromyscus maniculatus and Myodes gapperi around the Turtle River and Forest River areas of Grand Forks, ND.
The two species of Peromyscus at the study area exhibited very little habitat overlap, with P.
Six hantavirus-associated rodent species occur in Texas, including Microtus ochrogaster, Oryzomys palustris, Peromyscus leucopus, P.
the pinon deer mouse, Peromyscus truei) or expanded their upper range upslope while maintaining a stable lower range limit (e.
Peromyscus or Peromyscus Maniculatus or deer mouse is described as a small, white-footed mouse with sharply bicolor tail, white beneath and dark above with ears usually shorter than hind foot, prominent and leaflike.
The species Linnen and Hoekstra studied, Peromyscus maniculatus, is the most widespread mammal in North America.
fontinella are probably the cotton mouse, Peromyscus gossypinus (Leconte), golden mouse, Ochrotomys nuttalli (Harlan) and Florida mouse, Podomys floridanus (Chapman) (Pearson 1954; Layne 1963; Bigler & Jenkins 1975).
3:15 COMPARATIVE POPULATION DYNAMICS OF PEROMYSCUS LEUCOPUS IN NORTH AMERICA: A SPATIAL GRADIENT OF CLIMATE, ACORN PRODUCTION, AND DENSITY DEPENDENCE