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Peromyscus irvingtonensis Savage 1951 (deer mouse)

Osteichthyes - Glires - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50250

Full reference: D. E. Savage. 1951. Late Cenozoic Vertebrates of The San Francisco Bay Region. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 28(10):215-314

Belongs to Peromyscus according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Peromyscus antiquus, Peromyscus anyapahensis, Peromyscus baumgartneri, Peromyscus berendsensis, Peromyscus boylii, Peromyscus brachygnathus, Peromyscus cochrani, Peromyscus complexus, Peromyscus cragini, Peromyscus crinitus, Peromyscus cumberlandensis, Peromyscus dentalis, Peromyscus difficilis, Peromyscus eremicus, Peromyscus gossypinus, Peromyscus hagermanensis, Peromyscus imperfectus, 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: Its type locality is Irvington, which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in California

Ecology: scansorial insectivore