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Peromyscus  Gloger, 1841
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180275

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Haplomylomys Osgood, 1904
 
    Sitomys Fitzinger, 1867
 
    Vesperimus Coues, 1874
 
    Trinodontomys Rhoads, 1894
 
  Common Name(s): Deer Mice [English]
 
    White-footed Mice [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 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  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Peromyscus attwateri J. A. Allen, 1895 – Texas mouse, Texas Deermouse, Attwater's Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus aztecus (Saussure, 1860) – Aztec Deermouse, Aztec Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus beatae Thomas, 1903 – Orizaba Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus boylii (Baird, 1855) – Ratón arbustero, Brush Mouse, Brush Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus bullatus Osgood, 1904 – Perote Mouse, Perote Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus californicus (Gambel, 1848) – Ratón californiano, California Deermouse, California Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus caniceps Burt, 1932 – Monserrat Island Deermouse, Burt's Deer Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus carletoni Bradley et al., 2014  
                                                 Species Peromyscus crinitus (Merriam, 1891) – Ratón de cañada, Canyon Mouse, Canyon Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus dickeyi Burt, 1932 – Dickey's deer mouse, Dickey's Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus difficilis (J. A. Allen, 1891) – Zacatecan Deer Mouse, Ratón de roca, Southern Rock Deermouse, Rock Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus eremicus (Baird, 1857) – Ratón de cactus, Cactus Mouse, Cactus Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus eva Thomas, 1898 – Southern Baja Deermouse, Eva's Desert Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus fraterculus (Miller, 1892) – Northern Baja Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus furvus J. A. Allen and Chapman, 1897 – Blackish Deer Mouse, Blackish Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus gossypinus (Le Conte, 1853) – Cotton Mouse, Cotton Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus grandis Goodwin, 1932 – Large Deermouse, Big Deer Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus gratus Merriam, 1898 – Merriam's Piñon Mouse, Osgood's Mouse, Ratón de Tlalpan, Saxicoline Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus guardia Townsend, 1912 – Angel Island Mouse, La Guarda Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus guatemalensis Merriam, 1898 – Guatemalan Deer Mouse, Guatemalan Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus gymnotis Thomas, 1894 – Naked-eared Deer Mouse, Naked-eared Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus hooperi Lee and Schmidly, 1977 – Hooper's Mouse, Hooper's Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus hylocetes Merriam, 1898 – Transvolcanic Deermouse, Southern Wood Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus interparietalis Burt, 1932 – San Lorenzo Mouse, San Lorenzo Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus keeni (Rhoads, 1894) – Keen's Mouse, Northwestern Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus leucopus (Rafinesque, 1818) – souris à pattes blanches, White-footed Deermouse, White-footed Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus levipes Merriam, 1898 – Nimble-footed Mouse, Nimble-footed Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus madrensis Merriam, 1898 – Tres Marias Island mouse, Tres Marías Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus maniculatus (Wagner, 1845) – Ratón norteamericano, souris sylvestre, Deer Mouse, North American Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus mayensis Carleton and Huckaby, 1975 – Maya Mouse, Mayan Deermouse, Mayan Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus megalops Merriam, 1898 – Brown Deer Mouse, Broad-faced Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus mekisturus Merriam, 1898 – Puebla Deer Mouse, Puebla Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus melanocarpus Osgood, 1904 – Black-wristed Deermouse, Zempoaltepec Deer Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus melanophrys (Coues, 1874) – Plateau Mouse, Plateau Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus melanotis J. A. Allen and Chapman, 1897 – Ratón orejas negras, Black-eared Deermouse, Black-eared Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus melanurus Osgood, 1909 – Black-tailed Mouse, Black-tailed Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus merriami Mearns, 1896 – Mesquite Mouse, Ratón de Merriam, Merriam's Mouse, Merriam's Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus mexicanus (Saussure, 1860) – Mexican Deer Mouse, Mexican Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus nasutus (J. A. Allen, 1891) – Northern Rock Mouse, Ratón de Nuevo Mexico, Rock Mouse, Northern Rock Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus ochraventer Baker, 1951 – El Carrizo Deer Mouse, El Carrizo Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus pectoralis Osgood, 1904 – Ratón tobillo blanco, White-ankled Deermouse, White-ankled Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus pembertoni Burt, 1932 – Pemberton's deer mouse, Pemberton's Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus perfulvus Osgood, 1945 – Tawny Deermouse, Marsh Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus polionotus (Wagner, 1843) – Oldfield Mouse, Oldfield Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus polius Osgood, 1904 – Chihuahuan Mouse, Chihuahuan Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus pseudocrinitus Burt, 1932 – Coronados Deermouse, False Canyon Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus sagax Elliot, 1903 – Michoacán Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus sejugis Burt, 1932 – Santa Cruz mouse, Santa Cruz Island Mouse, Santa Cruz Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus simulus Osgood, 1904 – Nayarit mouse, Sinaloan Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus slevini Mailliard, 1924 – Catalina Deermouse, Slevin's Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus spicilegus J. A. Allen, 1897 – Gleaning Mouse, Gleaning Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus stephani Townsend, 1912 – San Esteban Deermouse, San Esteban Island Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus stirtoni Dickey, 1928 – Stirton's deer mouse, Stirton's Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus truei (Shufeldt, 1885) – piñon mouse, Pinyon Mouse, Ratón piñonero, Piñon Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus winkelmanni Carleton, 1977 – Winkelmann's mouse, Coalcomán Deermouse, Forest Mouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus yucatanicus J. A. Allen and Chapman, 1897 – Yucatan deer mouse, Yucatán Deermouse 
                                                 Species Peromyscus zarhynchus Merriam, 1898 – Chiapan deer mouse, Chiapan Deermouse 
       

 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    
       
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Peromyscus    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Peromyscus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Peromyscus   
       
  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   
       
  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, White-footed Mice [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   
       
  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   
       

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  Comment: Comments: Reithrodontomyini. The Drosophila of North American mammalogy - the alpha-level classification of the genus has been revised three times (Osgood, 1909; Hooper, 1968; Carleton, 1989) and its biology and evolution have been twice monographed (King, 1968; Kirkland and Layne, 1989). Multispecies surveys have broadly sampled morphology of the genus (Carleton, 1973, 1980; Hooper, 1957, 1958; Hooper and Musser, 1964b; Linzey and Layne, 1969, 1974), its karyology (Robbins and Baker, 1981;L. W. Robbin...  
 

 

   

 
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