Wild Type Stocks
|WILD TYPE SPECIES||ORIGIN|
|Closed colony bred in capitivity since 1948.
Decended from 40 ancestors wild-caught near Ann Arbor, Michigan.
|P. maniculatus sonoriensis
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.|
|P. californicus insignis
|Derived from about 60 ancestors collected between 1979 and 1987 in Santa Monica Mts., CA.|
|Derived from animals collected on Sierra Chincua Michoacan, Mexico in 1986.|
|P. melanophrys xenerus
|Derived from animals collected between 1970 and 1978 from Zacatecas, Mexico and bred by R. Hill.|
|Originated from 10-12 animals collected at Tucson, AZ in 1993.|
|P. maniculatus X P. polionotus
|Available upon request.|
Other Resources of the Peromyscus Genetic Stock Center
Limited numbers of other stocks, species, mutants and variants are on hand, or under development, but are not currently available for distribution. For additional information or details about any of these mutants and stocks, contact: Janet Crossland, colony Manager, 803-777-3107 or 777-1212.
Preserved or frozen specimens of types listed.
Tissues, whole blood or serum of typed listed.
Flat skins or mutant coat colors or wild-type any 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.