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Peromyscus leucopus  (Rafinesque, 1818)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180278

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Hesperomys affinis J. A. Allen, 1891
 
    Peromyscus arboreus Gloger, 1841
 
    Hesperomys campestris Le Conte, 1853
 
    Peromyscus canus Mearns, 1896
 
    Peromyscus cozulmelae Merriam, 1901
 
    Arvicola emmonsi DeKay, 1840
 
    Vesperimus mearnsii J. A. Allen, 1891
 
    Mus michiganensis Audubon and Bachman, 1842
 
    Peromyscus musculoides Merriam, 1898
 
    Cricetus myoides Gapper, 1830
 
    Hesperomys texana Woodhouse, 1853
 
    Peromyscus tornillo Mearns, 1896
 
    Peromyscus leucopus ammodytes Bangs, 1905
 
    Peromyscus leucopus aridulus Osgood, 1909
 
    Sitomys leucopus arizonae J. A. Allen, 1894
 
    Peromyscus leucopus brevicaudus Davis, 1939
 
    Peromyscus texanus castaneus Osgood, 1904
 
    Peromyscus leucopus caudatus A. Smith, 1939
 
    Peromyscus leucopus easti Paradiso, 1960
 
    Peromyscus texanus flaccidus J. A. Allen, 1903
 
    Peromyscus leucopus fuscus Bangs, 1905
 
    Peromyscus leucopus incensus Goldman, 1942
 
    Peromyscus leucopus lachiguiriensis Goodwin, 1956
 
    Peromyscus texanus mesomelas Osgood, 1904
 
    Peromyscus leucopus minnesotae Mearns, 1901
 
    Mus sylvaticus noveboracensis Fischer, 1829
 
    Peromyscus leucopus ochraceus Osgood, 1909
 
    Peromyscus leucopus fusus Bangs, 1905
 
  Common Name(s): souris à pattes blanches [French]
 
    White-footed Deermouse [English]
 
    White-footed Mouse [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilyCricetidae Fischer, 1817  
                                           SubfamilyNeotominae Merriam, 1894  
                                              GenusPeromyscus Gloger, 1841 – Deer Mice, White-footed Mice  
                                                 SpeciesPeromyscus leucopus (Rafinesque, 1818) – souris à pattes blanches, White-footed Deermouse, White-footed Mouse  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Peromyscus leucopus    
       
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Peromyscus leucopus    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Peromyscus leucopus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: souris à pattes blanches[French]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Peromyscus leucopus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Peromyscus leucopus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hall, E. Raymond  
  Publication Date: 1981   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Mammals of North America, 2nd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 601-1175   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-05443-5   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Peromyscus leucopus, White-footed Mouse [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Musser, Guy G., and Michael D. Carleton / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Superfamily Muroidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 894-1531   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Peromyscus leucopus, White-footed Deermouse [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Peromyscus leucopus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Peromyscus leucopus, White-footed Mouse [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Middle America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Data Deficient as P. l. ammodytes, otherwise Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: P. leucopus species group. Revised by Osgood (1909). Morphometric discrimination of P. leucopus from P. maniculatus studied in central US and New England (J. Choate, 1973; J. Choate et al., 1979); Rich et al. (1996) combined salivary amylase genotypes with discriminant function analyses to confidently separate these morphologically similar species (also see account of P. gossypinus). Distinctive eastern (leucopus) and southwestern (texanus) cytotypes reported (Baker et al., 1983), with intr...  
 

 

   

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