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Podomys floridanus (Florida mouse)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Florida mouse (Podomys floridanus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is the only species in the genus Podomys, which is the only mammal genus endemic to Florida. The Florida mouse (also known as the big-eared deermouse, the Florida deermouse, and the gopher mouse) is found only in a limited area in central peninsular Florida and in one small area in the Florida panhandle.
View Wikipedia Record: Podomys floridanus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
5
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
49
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 11.37
EDGE Score: 3.9

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  32 grams
Birth Weight [1]  2 grams
Gestation [1]  23 days
Litter Size [1]  3
Maximum Longevity [1]  7 years
Weaning [1]  25 days

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Everglades United States Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Florida sand pine scrub United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
South Florida rocklands United States Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southeastern conifer forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Canaveral National Seashore II 9090 Florida, United States
Everglades and Dry Tortugas Biosphere Reserve   Florida, United States  

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Aspiculuris americana <Unverified Name>[2]
Capillaria hepatica[2]
Carolinensis peromysci <Unverified Name>[2]
Hymenolepis nana <Unverified Name>[2]
Litomosoides carinii[2]
Macracanthorhynchus ingens[2]
Moniliformis clarki[2]
Physaloptera hispida <Unverified Name>[2]
Polygenis floridanus[3]
Protospirura numidica[2]
Pterygodermatites peromysci <Unverified Name>[2]
Raillietina bakeri <Unverified Name>[2]
Taenia mustelae[2]
Trichostrongylus affinis <Unverified Name>[2]
Trichostrongylus calcaratus <Unverified Name>[2]

Range Map

North America;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2004-06-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London 3International Flea Database
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Range map provided by Patterson, B. D., G. Ceballos, W. Sechrest, M. F. Tognelli, T. Brooks, L. Luna, P. Ortega, I. Salazar, and B. E. Young. 2007. Digital Distribution Maps of the Mammals of the Western Hemisphere, version 3.0. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
Data provided by NatureServe in collaboration with Bruce Patterson, Wes Sechrest, Marcelo Tognelli, Gerardo Ceballos, The Nature Conservancy—Migratory Bird Program, Conservation International—CABS, World Wildlife Fund—US, and Environment Canada—WILDSPACE.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access