Definition of Genus peromyscus
1. Noun. New World wood mice.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Cricetidae, Family Cricetidae
Member holonyms: Peromyscus Leucopus, Vesper Mouse, White-footed Mouse, Deer Mouse, Peromyscus Maniculatus, Cactus Mouse, Peromyscus Eremicus, Cotton Mouse, Peromyscus Gossypinus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Peromyscus
Literary usage of Genus peromyscus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington, Smithsonian Institution (1908)
"of Dr. Allen, and in connection with work on the genus Peromyscus, these specimens, except the two half-grown young which are not extant, were examined. ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1909)
"SCIENTIFIC BOOKS Revision of the Mice of the American genus peromyscus. By WILFRED H. OSGOOD, Assistant, Biological Survey. Prepared under the direction of ..."
3. Hantaviruses: Emerging Viral Diseases edited by J. S. Mackenzie (1999)
"Prevalence of Antibody-Positive Rodents Only rodents in the genus Peromyscus had antibodies reactive with SNV; however, antibody Table 1. ..."
4. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1905)
"The genus Peromyscus is in great confu- fusion. While it is probable that a revision of it will greatly reduce the number of forms now recognized, ..."
5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"WH Thirty New Mice of the genus peromyscus from Mexico and Guatemala. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. Vol. xvii, pp. 55-77.— PALMER, TS Index Generum Mam- ..."
6. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"This higher level of neural and sensory endowment is characteristic for all members of the genus Peromyscus and has made this genus an important ..."