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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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Annual variation in habitat use by white-footed mouse, Peromyscus leucofnisr.
The genus Peromyscus comprises over 50 species of native small mammals with a composite distribution spanning virtually all of North America.
This study tested the prediction that Peromyscus leucopus scent collected in the lab and placed in cleaned (experimental) traps would attract conspecifics with similar or higher frequency than regular clean traps or dirty traps containing the residual scent of previously captured conspecifics.
Seis especies representan el primer registro para el estado: Leopardus wiedii, Eira barbara, Lontra longicaudis, Orthogeomys hispidus, Peromyscus beatae y P.
The objective of this study was to document the prevalence and intensity of bot fly infection on Peromyscus spp.
Key words: Brush Mouse, geographic distribution, oak woodlands, Oregon, Peromyscus boylii
In the southwestern United States, DTV-reactive antibodies were found in New Mexico in 2 Peromyscus species mice: the pinon mouse (P.
Repopulation and food habits of Peromyscus maniculatus on a burned sagebrush desert in southeastern Idaho.
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.