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Perognathus flavus (Silky Pocket Mouse) is a species of rodents in the family Heteromyidae. They are native to The Nearctic. They are solitary, nocturnal omnivores. Individuals are known to live for 60 months and can grow to 59.6 mm. Reproduction is viviparous. They rely on saltation to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000370
  • Definition: (Bipedal jumping.) Behavior related to the upward thrust produced by the rapid, simultaneous extension of the hind legs with the intend to rise in the air
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Silky Pocket Mouse. View this species on GBIF