Northwestern deer mouse

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Northwestern deer mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Peromyscus
Species group: P. maniculatus
Species: P. keeni
Binomial name
Peromyscus keeni
(Rhoads, 1894)

oreas Bangs, 1898
sitkensis Merriam, 1897

The northwestern deer mouse or Keen's mouse (Peromyscus keeni) is a species of rodents in the family Cricetidae. It is found in British Columbia in Canada and in Alaska and Washington in the United States.[1] It was named after the Rev. John Henry Keen in 1894.[2]


  1. ^ a b Linzey, A.V. & Hammerson, G. (2008). "Peromyscus keeni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; et al. (2009). The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals p.220. JHU Press. p. 574. 
  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.
  • Peromyscus keeni, Wilson and Reeder's Mammal Species of the World (Don E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. 3rd ed.)