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Peromyscus maniculatus Wagner 1843 (deer mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50256

Alternative combination: Hesperomys maniculatus

Belongs to Peromyscus according to E. H. Lindsay 1972

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 maximus, Peromyscus minimus, Peromyscus nesodytes, Peromyscus nosher, Peromyscus parvus, Peromyscus pectoralis, Peromyscus polionotus, Peromyscus progressus, Peromyscus sarmocophinus, Peromyscus truei

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 1.46 x 0.95, femur length 14.4, humerus length 11.5, skull 22.7 x 12.0, tibia length 17.9, ulna length 12.1

Estimated body mass: 14.8 g based on femur length, humerus length, m1 length, tibia length, and ulna length