Definition of Perognathus hispidus
1. Noun. Large stiff-haired rodent of shortgrass prairies of United States.
Generic synonyms: Pocket Mouse
Group relationships: Genus Perognathus, Perognathus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perognathus Hispidus
Literary usage of Perognathus hispidus
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1. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1905)
"Perognathus hispidus paradoxus Merr. Kansas Pocket Mouse. Abundant. Type from Trego county. Specimens from the extreme southern part of the state are ..."
2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1904)
"Two specimens of this race were collected in the vicinity of Alamo- gordo, Otero county, NM Perognathus hispidus paradoxus (Merriam). 1889. ..."
3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1868)
"Perognathus hispidus, Spencer Baird, Mamm. NA 4'2\, t. 51.f. 4, t. 69. f. 2, t. 83. f. 6. Tail simple, sides with a fulvous stripe ; ears small. ..."