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Peromyscus (deer mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Peromyscus Gloger
1902Peromyscus Hay p. 726
1935Peromyscus Schultz and Howard p. 281
1967Peromyscus Wilson p. 209
1978Peromyscus Baskin p. 131
1980Peromyscus Kurten and Anderson p. 242
1997Peromyscus McKenna and Bell
2002Peromyscus Czaplewski et al. p. 102
2004Peromyscus Seymour

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
RankNameAuthor
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes()
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
Eutheria()
Placentalia
Boreoeutheria
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
GliriformesWyss and Meng 1996
Glires()
Simplicidentata()
orderRodentiaBowdich 1821
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
Eumuroida
familyCricetidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
genusPeromyscusGloger 1841

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

G. Peromyscus Gloger 1841 [deer mouse]
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Peromyscus antiquus Kellogg 1910
Peromyscus baumgartneri Hibbard 1954
Peromyscus berendsensis Starrett 1956
Peromyscus boylii Baird 1855 [brush mouse]
Peromyscus brachygnathus Gidley 1922
Peromyscus cochrani Hibbard 1955
Peromyscus complexus Albright 1999
Peromyscus cragini Hibbard 1944
Peromyscus crinitus Merriam 1891 [canyon mouse]
Peromyscus cumberlandensis Guilday and Handley 1967
Peromyscus dentalis Hall 1930
Peromyscus gossypinus Le Conte 1853 [cotton mouse]
Peromyscus hagermanensis Hibbard 1962
Peromyscus kansasensis Hibbard 1941
Peromyscus leucopus Rafinesque 1818 [white-footed mouse]
Peromyscus maniculatus Wagner 1843 [deer mouse]
Peromyscus maximus Albright 1999
Peromyscus minimus Gidley 1922
Peromyscus nesodytes Wilson 1936
Peromyscus nosher Gustafson 1978
Peromyscus parvus Sinclair 1905
Peromyscus pectoralis Osgood 1904 [white-ankled mouse]
Peromyscus polionotus Wagner 1843 [oldfield mouse]
Peromyscus progressus Hibbard 1960
Peromyscus sarmocophinus Ruez, Jr. 2001
Peromyscus truei Shufeldt 1885 [pinyon mouse]
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmean

Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingg
Diet: herbivoreo
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2012-05-15 12:49:28
Modified: 2012-05-14 21:49:28
Source: g = genus, o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Ji et al. 2002, Nowak 1999, Lillegraven 1979, Hendy et al. 2009, Samuels and Van Valkenburgh 2008

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Barstovian to the top of the Holocene or 16.30000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 12.5 Ma

Collections (259 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Nevada) Peromyscus antiquus (19030)
Barstovian16.3 - 12.5USA (Nebraska) Peromyscus sp. (18443)
Barstovian16.3 - 12.5USA (California) Peromyscus dentalis (19392)
Clarendonian12.5 - 9.4USA (California) Copemys dentalis (19322 19323 19384 19517) Peromyscus dentalis (19145)
Clarendonian12.5 - 9.4USA (Nevada) Peromyscus dentalis (18845 18888)
Clarendonian12.5 - 9.4USA (Oregon) Peromyscus dentalis (18820 18831)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Oregon) Peromyscus antiquus (18807 18944 18970) Peromyscus sp. (19015)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (California) Copemys dentalis (19309) Peromyscus sp. (19419 19447 19569)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Nevada) Peromyscus antiquus (19057 19095)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Texas) Peromyscus sp. (18097)
Hemphillian - Blancan10.3 - 1.8USA (Nevada) Peromyscus sp. (19966)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588USA (Idaho) Peromyscus sp. (184623)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Texas) Peromyscus kansasensis (20030 20032 20060)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Washington) Peromyscus nosher (20063)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (California) Peromyscus baumgartneri, Peromyscus complexus, Peromyscus hagermanensis (19736) Peromyscus baumgartneri, Peromyscus hagermanensis, Peromyscus maximus (19740) Peromyscus complexus, Peromyscus hagermanensis (19738) Peromyscus hagermanensis (19730 19732 19739) Peromyscus hagermanensis, Peromyscus maximus (19737) Peromyscus sp. (19721 19722 20098 20099 20106 20112 20120 20540)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Idaho) Peromyscus hagermanensis (19816 19817 19820 19852 19903 19904 19906)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Arizona) Baiomys brachygnathus (19646 19660) Baiomys brachygnathus, Peromyscus hagermanensis (19659) Baiomys minimus (19624 19628 19638) Baiomys minimus, Peromyscus hagermanensis (19654) Peromyscus hagermanensis (19618) Peromyscus sp. (19653 19658 20303) Peromyscus sp., Baiomys brachygnathus, Baiomys minimus (19650)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Nebraska) Peromyscus kansasensis (19963) Peromyscus sp. (19955)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Kansas) Peromyscus baumgartneri (19931) Peromyscus baumgartneri, Peromyscus kansasensis (19936) Peromyscus cragini (19942) Peromyscus sp. (19930)
Blancan - Irvingtonian4.9 - 0.3USA (Idaho) Peromyscus sp. (20430)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806USA (Florida) Peromyscus polionotus, Peromyscus sp. (20384)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781USA (Florida) Peromyscus hagermanensis (98313)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (Indiana) Peromyscus sp., Peromyscus leucopus (34758)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (Virginia) Peromyscus sp. (105120)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (West Virginia) Peromyscus sp. (79661 125941) Peromyscus sp., Peromyscus cumberlandensis (123875 124319)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0USA (West Virginia) Peromyscus sp. (79659 79660 79662)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Arkansas) Peromyscus sp. (20290)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Nebraska) Peromyscus sp. (20143 20154)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Pennsylvania) Peromyscus leucopus (20479) Peromyscus sp. (20354)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Texas) Peromyscus cragini (20163 20164 20306 20413) Peromyscus leucopus (20318) Peromyscus progressus (20530) Peromyscus sp. (20451)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (New Mexico) Peromyscus crinitus (20506 20507) Peromyscus sp. (20505 20514)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Kansas) Peromyscus berendsensis, Peromyscus progressus (20424) Peromyscus cochrani, Peromyscus progressus (20295) Peromyscus cragini (20301 20567) Peromyscus cragini, Peromyscus progressus (20390) Peromyscus progressus (20167 20422 20516) Peromyscus sp. (20312 20314 20391) Peromyscus sp., Peromyscus berendsensis, Peromyscus progressus (20423)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Illinois) Peromyscus sp. (20292)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (West Virginia) Peromyscus cumberlandensis (20554 20555)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (California) Peromyscus irvingtonensis (20387) Peromyscus sp. (20125 20126 20173 20174 20181 20189 20192 20200 20206 20209 20210 20212 20214 20233 20240 20241 20246 20248 20327 20374 20454 20460 20462 20464 20527 20528) Peromyscus truei (20442)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Arizona) Peromyscus sp., Baiomys brachygnathus (20344)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (South Dakota) Peromyscus sp. (20389 20503)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Maryland) Peromyscus cumberlandensis, Peromyscus leucopus (20302)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Utah) Peromyscus sp. (20405 20406)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Florida) Peromyscus polionotus, Peromyscus sarmocophinus (20385) Peromyscus sp. (20289 20308 20350 20351 20475)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Oklahoma) Peromyscus berendsensis (20157) Peromyscus cochrani (20309)
Irvingtonian - Rancholabrean1.8 - 0.012USA (California) Peromyscus sp. (20146 20323)
Middle Pleistocene0.774 - 0.129USA (Colorado) Peromyscus sp. (20355)
Middle Pleistocene (glacial)0.774 - 0.129USA (Florida) Peromyscus sp. (75974)
Rancholabrean0.3 - 0.012USA (Florida) Peromyscus gossypinus (20440) Peromyscus gossypinus, Peromyscus polionotus (20491 195112)
Rancholabrean0.3 - 0.012USA (California) Peromyscus sp. (85314 225558)
Rancholabrean0.3 - 0.012USA (Michigan) Peromyscus sp. (70130)
Rancholabrean0.3 - 0.012Mexico (Puebla) Peromyscus difficilis (230717)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117Mexico (Tamaulipas) Peromyscus leucopus, Peromyscus pectoralis (71264)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.129 - 0.0117USA (Wyoming) Peromyscus sp. (93181)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (high glacial)0.129 - 0.0117USA (Texas) Peromyscus leucopus (93103)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (Virginia) Peromyscus leucopus, Peromyscus maniculatus (103991) Peromyscus sp. (104664 104666 104676 104758 124089) Peromyscus sp., Peromyscus leucopus, Peromyscus maniculatus (82258) Peromyscus sp., Peromyscus maniculatus (104697)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.129 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Peromyscus gossypinus, Peromyscus polionotus (154722)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Peromyscus gossypinus (74292) Peromyscus gossypinus, Peromyscus polionotus (154805)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117Mexico (Puebla) Peromyscus sp. (71306 71308)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.129 - 0.0117USA (Colorado) Peromyscus maniculatus (74953)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (high glacial)0.129 - 0.0117Canada (Alberta) Peromyscus maniculatus (93528)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (high glacial)0.129 - 0.0117USA (New Mexico) Peromyscus boylii (76059) Peromyscus boylii, Peromyscus difficilis, Peromyscus eremicus, Peromyscus maniculatus, Peromyscus truei (76060)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.129 - 0.0117USA (Kansas) Peromyscus sp., Peromyscus cochrani (20605)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.129 - 0.0117USA (Utah) Peromyscus maniculatus (20641)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (Oklahoma) Peromyscus sp. (93183)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.129 - 0.0117USA (Colorado) Peromyscus cragini, Peromyscus progressus (20617)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.129 - 0.0117USA (California) Peromyscus sp. (20623)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (Georgia) Peromyscus sp., Peromyscus leucopus, Peromyscus maniculatus (13066)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.129 - 0.0117USA (Texas) Peromyscus sp. (20586)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (glacial)0.129 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Peromyscus gossypinus (20598 20608)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.129 - 0.0117USA (Georgia) Peromyscus polionotus (20604)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (Montana) Peromyscus maniculatus (162132)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (Arizona) Peromyscus sp. (20619 74497)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (Michigan) Peromyscus leucopus (200485)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (New Mexico) Peromyscus maniculatus (93281) Peromyscus sp. (93141)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (high glacial)0.129 - 0.0117USA (Arizona) Peromyscus sp. (85144)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (West Virginia) Peromyscus sp. (93332 123868 124199) Peromyscus sp., Peromyscus maniculatus (124198)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.129 - 0.0117Canada (British Columbia) Peromyscus maniculatus (83951) Peromyscus sp. (74496)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.129 - 0.0117USA (Texas) Peromyscus sp. (93143)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (California) Peromyscus boylei (155409) Peromyscus nesodytes (214629) Peromyscus sp. (73752 219438 225801) Peromyscus sp., Peromyscus maniculatus (106400)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.129 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Peromyscus gossypinus (20634) Peromyscus gossypinus, Peromyscus polionotus (20573 20595) Peromyscus polionotus (20571) Peromyscus sp. (20572 20650)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117Mexico (Nuevo Leon) Peromyscus boylii (71345)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (Alabama) Peromyscus sp. (84195)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (Texas) Peromyscus boylii, Peromyscus difficilis, Peromyscus eremicus, Peromyscus leucopus, Peromyscus maniculatus, Peromyscus pectoralis (74473) Peromyscus eremicus, Peromyscus gossypinus, Peromyscus leucopus, Peromyscus maniculatus, Peromyscus nasutus (79632) Peromyscus sp., Peromyscus gossypinus (93527)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.129 - 0.0USA (Virginia) Peromyscus leucopus (104672) Peromyscus leucopus, Peromyscus maniculatus (104689) Peromyscus sp. (104044 104703) Peromyscus sp., Peromyscus leucopus, Peromyscus maniculatus (104034 104035)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.129 - 0.0Mexico (Chihuahua) Peromyscus sp. (71263)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene (late glacial)0.129 - 0.0USA (Arizona) Peromyscus sp. (93374)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.129 - 0.0USA (Missouri) Peromyscus sp. (63564 63565 63566 63567 63568 63569 63570 63571)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.129 - 0.0USA (Utah) Peromyscus crinitus, Peromyscus maniculatus, Peromyscus truei (93326)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.129 - 0.0USA (Tennessee) Peromyscus sp. (63429)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Virginia) Peromyscus sp. (104037 104040 104700)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Canada (Quebec) Peromyscus leucopus (224189)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Texas) Peromyscus eremicus, Peromyscus leucopus, Peromyscus maniculatus, Peromyscus pectoralis (74474)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Washington) Peromyscus maniculatus (215546)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Montana) Peromyscus maniculatus (162133)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Arizona) Peromyscus sp. (63708 63710 63723 63725)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Tennessee) Peromyscus sp. (63428 124320 124321 124322)