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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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"Short Term Effects of Annual Flooding on a Population of Peromyscus leucopus in a Rio Grande Riparian Forest of Central New Mexico." American Midland Naturalist.
Myotis septentrionalis (a bat), Peromyscus maniculatus or Peromyscus leucopus (mice), and Clethrionomys gapperi, Microtus pennsylvanicus, and Synaptomys cf.
The objective of this study was to determine the presence of the common deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) and the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) on the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) reservation.
Common Animal Host: Deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus)
We used the six most common corridor species: forest deer mouse (Peromyscus oreas), red-backed vole (Clethrionomys gapperi), dusky shrew (Sorex monticolus), Trowbridge's shrew (Sorex trowbridgii), Douglas squirrel (Tamiasciurus douglasii), and northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus).
Here we use the above models to evaluate the effect of selection on reducing the genetic load on aspects of fitness from a large, multigenerational study of inbreeding in three subspecies of Peromyscus polionotus mice.
I searched for potential competitive interactions, as well as potential positive covariance in density between species (two specialists, Peromyscus maniculatus and Clethrionomys gapperi, and one generalist, Tamias amoenus), by calculating pairwise correlations of their seasonal density estimates.
Cohen of the laboratory animal medicine unit at the University of Michigan Medical School at Ann Arbor studied the healing rate of cutaneous wounds in two closely related species, the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) and the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus).
The principal reservoir of SNV is the deer mouse, Peromyscus maniculatus (2), a habitat generalist.
bunkeri, Oryzomys nelsoni y Peromyscus pembertoni (Cricetidae) y la foca monje del Caribe Monachus tropicalis (Phocidae: Carnivora), a una especie probablemente extinta, la rata canguro de San Quintin Dipodomys gravipes (Rodentia: Heteromyidae), y a dos especies erradicadas, el lobo Canis lupus (Canidae: Carnivora) y el oso pardo Ursus arctos (Ursidae: Carnivora).
Examples of this include the replacement of the woodland deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus gracilis), northern flying squirrel (filaucomys sabrinus), and least chipmunk (Tamias minimus) by the white-footed mouse (P.