Peromyscus leucopus


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Related to Peromyscus leucopus: Peromyscus maniculatus, deer mouse, Sigmodon hispidus, White Footed Mouse
A wild mouse that is a carrier of deer ticks, which spread Lyme disease, and a reservoir for hantavirus, the Four Corners disease agent

Peromyscus leucopus

deermouse; called also white-footed mouse.
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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.
Peromyscus leucopus is mainly a deciduous woodland dweller that, in the Great Lakes region, does not occur north of Lake Superior (Kurta 1995, map p.
The increase of woody vegetation and associated expansion of range of Peromyscus leucopus (Rodentia) along the Republican River in Southwest Nebraska.
Keywords: dietary resource partitioning, Ochrotomys nuttalli, Peromyscus leucopus, mesocosm, soundscape
Peromyscus leucopus was the most commonly trapped species in thomscrub (Fig.
Peromyscus leucopus abundance and acorn mast: Population fluctuation patterns over 20 years.
Comparision of the reservoir competence of medium-sized mammals and Peromyscus leucopus for Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Connecticut.
Kantak (1983) found northern populations of both wild caught Peromyscus maniculatus bairdii and Peromyscus leucopus noveboracensis preferred larger size grass seeds of Andropogon.
Orientation to landmarks within the preferred habitat by Peromyscus leucopus.
Relationships of the white-footed mouse, Peromyscus leucopus, and its associated fleas (Siphonaptera) in southwestern Wisconsin.
By order of decreasing abundance, they were Blarina brevicauda (23 individuals), Cryptotis parva (21), Microtus ochrogaster (11), Sorex longirostris (7), Sorex fumeus (5), Zapus hudsonius (4), Peromyscus leucopus (3), M.
Three species of rodents (Peromyscus pectoralis, Peromyscus leucopus and Neotoma albigula) were widespread in the study area and were found in five to seven of the vegetational associations.