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Peromyscus sarmocophinus Ruez, Jr. 2001 (deer mouse)

Mammalia - Glires - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50272

Full reference: D. R. Ruez, Jr. 2001. Early Irvingtonian (latest Pliocene) rodents from Inglis 1C, Citrus County, Florida. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 21(1):153-171

Belongs to Peromyscus according to D. R. Ruez 2001

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 progressus, Peromyscus truei

Type specimen: Its type locality is Inglis 1C, which is in an Irvingtonian sinkhole sandstone in Florida

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 1.87 x 1.18, M2 1.43 x 1.13, M3 0.920 x 1.000, m1 1.74 x 1.11, m2 1.46 x 1.12, m3 1.13 x 0.96

Estimated body mass: 25.6 g based on m1 length