Definition of Perognathus
1. Noun. Pocket mice.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Heteromyidae, Heteromyidae
Member holonyms: Perognathus Flavus, Silky Pocket Mouse, Perognathus Flavescens, Plains Pocket Mouse, Hispid Pocket Mouse, Perognathus Hispidus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perognathus
Literary usage of Perognathus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. List of North American Land Mammals in the United States National Museum, 1911 by Gerrit Smith Miller (1912)
"South central Arizona and northwestern Mexico, west of the Sierra Madre. t*Perognathus penicillatus eremicus (Mearns). 1898. ..."
2. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1919)
"5634: obverse of label "136 - Perognathus parvus [printed slip bearing number ... 5637: obverse of label "Perognathus penicillatus Woodhouse [printed slip ..."
3. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1905)
"The new material also indicates that two well-marked subspecies are still unnamed. They may be known as follows: Perognathus flavescens ..."
4. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1919)
"5636: obverse of label "267 Perognathus penicillatus 9 Ft. Mojave, ... 5637: obverse of label "Perognathus penicillatus Woodhouse [printed slip pasted on] ..."