White-footed mouse

White-footed mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Peromyscus leucopus


Keywords: white , tail

The White-footed mouse is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the whitefooted mouse
A young / baby of a whitefooted mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A whitefooted mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Some facts about the
White-footed mouse

Adult weight : 0.023 kg (0.0506 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 8 years

Female maturity :73 days

Gestation : 26 days

Weaning : 22 days

Litter size : 5

Litters per year : 4

Interval between litters : 26 days

Weight at birth : 0.002 kg (0.0044 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 0.009 kg (0.0198 lbs)

Mortality rate doubling time : 1 years

Body mass : 0.022 kg (0.0484 lbs)

Temperature : 36.85 °C (98.33 °F)

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Facts about the white-footed mouse

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) The White-footed Mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) is hard to distinguish from the deer mouse. (Full text)

Testicular regression in response to food restriction and short photoperiod in white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus) is mediated by apoptosis. (Full text)

White-footed deermouse (Peromyscus leucopus) is known to show high flexibility in diets.

subject, fact, white-footed mouse, has scientific name Peromyscus leucopus, is a kind of rat, mouse or vole, .

Peromyscus leucopus is found most commonly in wooded and brushy areas in eastern Nebraska, but will venture into nearby grasslands.

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White-footed Mouse is a 'pest' (an unwanted organism) that can be controlled through the use of pesticides.

The White-Footed Mouse: Peromyscus leucopus Physical Characteristics: The white-footed mouse is a medium sized mouse, averaging only 15-20 cm in total length.

The white-footed mouse is hard to distinguish from the deer mouse.

The white-footed mouse is a sub-species of the deer mouse, and while they are similar the white-foot tends to be more docile. (Full text)

The White-footed Mouse is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

Behavior – Unlike the house mouse, the white-footed mouse is not found in cities but is associated more with rural areas and buildings located in or near wooded areas. (Full text)

The white-footed mouse is similar in appearance to the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus). (Full text)

Discussion The White-footed Mouse is primarily nocturnal and active year-round, although it may remain in its nest during extremely cold weather.

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