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.
Status and habitat of Key Largo woodrat and cotton mouse (Neotoma floridana smalli and Peromyscus gossypinus allapaticola), J.
Density estimates of the endangered Key Largo woodrat and cotton mouse (Neotoma floridana smalli and Peromyscus gossypinus allapaticola), using the nested-grid approach.
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.
77 Peromyscus maniculatus Cotton mouse Peromyscus gossypinus Eastern wood rat 2 / 0.
We based identification of Peromyscus gossypinus on the mensural characteristics noted by Hoffmeister (1977).
The five confirmed specimens of Peromyscus gossypinus from HLCA probably underrepresent its actual relative abundance at that site.
Boone and Laerm (1997) reported a "complex pattern of clinal size variation" for Peromyscus gossypinus.