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|Noun||1.||genus Perognathus - pocket mice |
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Heteromyidae, Heteromyidae - small New World burrowing mouselike rodents with fur-lined cheek pouches and hind limbs and tail adapted to leaping; adapted to desert conditions: pocket mice; kangaroo mice; kangaroo rats
Perognathus flavus, silky pocket mouse - small pale yellowish soft-furred rodent of southwestern United States and Mexico
Perognathus flavescens, plains pocket mouse - small rodent of open areas of United States plains states