Peromyscus gossypinus

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Synonyms for Peromyscus gossypinus

large dark mouse of southeastern United States

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Population characteristics of Peromyscus gossypinus and Sigmodon hispidus in tropical hammocks of south Florida.
Two species of cricetid mice, the cotton mouse, Peromyscus gossypinus, and the golden mouse, Ochrotomys nuttalli, and two species of shrews, the short-tailed shrew, Blarina carolinensis, and the southeastern shrew, Sorex longirostris, numerically dominated the collection (Table III) and comprised 95% of the mammals trapped.
Species Total Collected Rana clamitans 459 Rana utricularia 114 Eurycea longicaudata 67 Ochrotomys nuttallii 59 Peromyscus gossypinus 44 Pseudotriton ruber 42 Sorex longirostris 38 Kinosternon subrubrum 40 Bufo terrestris 31 Blarina carolinensis 31 Total 925 The number of individuals collected by drift fences.
Testing of Carbaryl Flea Powder--The most common rodents were Sigmodon hispidus (hispid cotton rat), Peromyscus gossypinus (cotton deermouse), Reithrodontomys fulvescens (fulvous harvest mouse), Baiomys taylori (northern pygmy mouse), Oryzomys pallustris (marsh oryzomys), and Neotoma floridana (eastern woodrat).
77 Peromyscus maniculatus Cotton mouse Peromyscus gossypinus Eastern wood rat 2 / 0.