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Peromyscus cochrani Hibbard 1955 (deer mouse)

Osteichthyes - Glires - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50236

Full reference: C. W. Hibbard. 1955. The Jinglebob Interglacial (Sangamon?) Fauna from Kansas and its Climatic Significance. 12(10):179-228

Belongs to Peromyscus according to C. W. Hibbard 1955

Sister taxa: Peromyscus antiquus, Peromyscus anyapahensis, Peromyscus baumgartneri, Peromyscus berendsensis, Peromyscus boylii, Peromyscus brachygnathus, Peromyscus complexus, Peromyscus cragini, Peromyscus crinitus, Peromyscus cumberlandensis, Peromyscus dentalis, Peromyscus difficilis, Peromyscus eremicus, Peromyscus gossypinus, Peromyscus hagermanensis, Peromyscus imperfectus, Peromyscus irvingtonensis, Peromyscus kansasensis, Peromyscus leucopus, Peromyscus maniculatus, Peromyscus maximus, Peromyscus minimus, Peromyscus nesodytes, Peromyscus nosher, Peromyscus parvus, Peromyscus pectoralis, Peromyscus polionotus, Peromyscus progressus, Peromyscus sarmocophinus, Peromyscus truei

Type specimen: UMMP 27542, a mandible (right ramus with M1-M3). Its type locality is Jinglebob, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial horizon in the Kingsdown Formation of Kansas.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore