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Zapus trinotatus (Pacific jumping mouse)

Synonyms: Zapus orarius; Zapus trinotatus eureka; Zapus trinotatus montanus; Zapus trinotatus orarius

Wikipedia Abstract

The Pacific jumping mouse (Zapus trinotatus) is a species of rodent in the family Dipodidae. It is found in Canada and the United States. Its natural habitats are temperate grassland and swamps.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 11.19
EDGE Score: 2.5


Adult Weight [1]  27.5 grams
Birth Weight [1]  .8 grams
Male Weight [3]  27 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Granivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  20 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  70 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Female Maturity [3]  1 year
Gestation [1]  20 days
Hibernates [1]  Yes
Litter Size [1]  6
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [3]  6 years
Nocturnal [2]  Yes
Snout to Vent Length [3]  3.937 inches (10 cm)


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
California Floristic Province Mexico, United States No

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap


Accipiter cooperii (Cooper's Hawk)[4]
Accipiter striatus (Sharp-shinned Hawk)[4]
Asio otus (Long-eared Owl)[1]
Lynx rufus (Bobcat)[1]
Tyto alba (Barn Owl)[1]


Parasitized by 
Androlaelaps fahrenholzi[1]
Ixodes angustus[1]
Megabothris abantis[1]
Megabothris quirini[1]

Range Map


North America;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Zapus trinotatus, William L. Gannon, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 315, pp. 1-5 (1988)
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
4Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License