Wild Type Species and Origin
Closed colony bred in captivity since 1948.
Descended from 40 ancestors wild-caught near Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Sonoran Deer Mouse
Derived from about 50 animals wild-caught by Jack Hayes in 1995 near White Mountain Research Station, CA.
Closed colony since 1952.
Derived from 21 ancestor wild-caught in Ocala National Forest. High inbreeding coefficient.
White-footed or Wood Mouse
Derived from 38 wild ancestors captured between 1982 and 1985.
Derived from about 60 ancestors collected between 1979 and 1987 in Santa Monica Mts., CA.
Originated from 10-12 animals collected at Tucson, AZ in 1993.
Available upon request
For additional information or details about any of these stocks, contact the Colony Manager.
- Preserved or frozen specimens of types listed.
- Tissues, whole blood or serum of typed listed.
- Flat skins of the species listed.
- Reference library of more than 2400 reprints of research articles and reports on Peromyscus. Articles can be photocopied and mailed.
We now offer genotyping to distinguish P. maniculatus from P. leucopus please contact us for details.