Peromyscus leucopus


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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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Agonistic spacing behavior in white-footed mice, Peromyscus leucopus.
The effect of bot fly larvae on reproduction in white-footed mice, Peromyscus leucopus.
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.
Influence of supplemental food on local populations of Peromyscus leucopus.
Peromyscus leucopus was the most commonly trapped species in thomscrub (Fig.
Ochrotomys nuttalli and Peromyscus leucopus are two small-mammal species that have similar life histories.
Between-site variation in spring populations of Peromyscus leucopus can be explained by differences in mast production the previous autumn (McShea and Rappole 1992).
SPECIES # COLLECTED # TESTED # POSITIVE Microtus ochrogaster 138 58 2 Microtus pinetorum 8 6 0 Peromyscus maniculatus 39 15 0 Peromyscus leucopus 39 14 0 Reithrodontomys megalotis 20 8 0 Mus musculus 1 0 0 Blarina hylophaga 7 0 0 TOTALS 252 101 2 SPECIES % POSITIVE Microtus ochrogaster 3.