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Micromys

a genus of rodents in the subfamily Murinae of Old World rats and mice.

Micromys minutus
the small, 2 to 3 inch, red-brown Eurasian harvest mouse.
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Thirty-three species of mammals (Table 1) were recorded during the studies conducted in 1993-1994, 1997, and 1998, including one federally endangered species, the Indiana myotis (Myotis sodalis), and one species of state special concern, the western harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys megalotis).
Three other species were encountered in the grasslands: deer mouse (8 inviduals), fulvous harvest mouse (7 individuals) and white-footed mouse (2 individuals).
To the east, the harvest mouse is present in western Carroll, Cass, Fulton, and Marshall Counties.
The plains harvest mouse is found in western and central Texas (Davis & Schmidly 1994).
These specimens represent the first reported occurrences of the plains harvest mouse from McCulloch, Menard, Nolan, and Schleicher counties, Texas.
The fulvous harvest mouse typically is an inhabitant of developed grasslands, and consequently it is an uncommon species of local occurrence in the region.
This specimen (TTU 61337) provides the first record of the plains harvest mouse from the southern part of the Big Bend region.
The eastern harvest mouse, Reithrodontomys humulis, in Oklahoma.
Representative western mammals include the plains harvest mouse, and badger (all scientific names in Appendix).
The plains harvest mouse, Reithrodontomys montanus (Baird, 1855), ranges from southwestern North Dakota and southeastern Montana southward through Texas, New Mexico, and southeastern Arizona to Durango, Mexico (Hall, 1981).
leucopus, N = 9), and one fulvous harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys fulvescens), were caught in the same traplines as the more abundant rice rats (N = 7).