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Peromyscus progressus Hibbard 1960 (deer mouse)

Mammalia - Glires - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50270

Full reference: C. W. Hibbard. 1960. An interpretation of Pliocene and Pleistocene climates in North America. Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, Annual Report 62:5-30

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 irvingtonensis, Peromyscus kansasensis, Peromyscus leucopus, Peromyscus maniculatus, Peromyscus maximus, Peromyscus minimus, Peromyscus nesodytes, Peromyscus nosher, Peromyscus parvus, Peromyscus pectoralis, Peromyscus polionotus, Peromyscus sarmocophinus, Peromyscus truei

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cragin Quarry Locality 1, which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in the Kingsdown Formation of Kansas

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 1.55 x 1.15, M2 1.27 x 1.05, M3 0.700 x 0.800, m1 1.40 x 0.90

Estimated body mass: 12.4 g based on m1 length