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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Species Active Phostoxin[R]-treated Baiomys taylori 0.06 0.56 Chaetodipus hispidus 0.12 0.06 Microtus ochrogaster 0 0 Mus MUSCUIUS 0 0 Onychomys leucogaster 1.44 0.11 Perognathus flavescens 0 0 Perognathus merriami 0 0 Peromyscus maniculatus 2.25 2.44 Reithrodontomys montanus 0.44 1.11 Sigmodon hispidus 0.25 0.06 Spermophilus tridecemlineatus 0.06 0.28 Species Non-colonized Baiomys taylori 0.31 Chaetodipus hispidus 0.13 Microtus ochrogaster 0.06 Mus MUSCUIUS 0.06 Onychomys leucogaster 0.13 Perognathus flavescens 0.06 Perognathus merriami 0.06 Peromyscus maniculatus 1.88 Reithrodontomys montanus 1.13 Sigmodon hispidus 0.38 Spermophilus tridecemlineatus 0.13 (a) Data from winter 2000 were not included.
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).
Two of the 12 county records reported herein (Perognathus flavescens and Reithrodontomys fulvescens) constitute range extensions, and the others help fill in distributional gaps.