plains pocket mouse


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Noun1.plains pocket mouse - 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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Ord's kangaroo rat and the Plains pocket mouse (Heteromyidae) were much more abundant at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge site than at Placitas (Figure 1A, B) and had greater statistical differences in the RMANOVA results (Table 1).
We then tested the datasets for this period alone; RMANOVA results indicated significant increases in densities for the Plains pocket mouse, deer mouse, white-footed mouse, pinyon mouse, and Western harvest mouse (Table 2; Figure 1 B,D-G) during the winter of 1997 to 1998.
Two subadult animals (MWSU 1915, 1916) were taken from sandy soils 4 mi SW of Snyder, in association with the plains pocket mouse and hispid cotton rat.