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harvest mouse

1. a very small reddish-brown Eurasian mouse, Micromys minutus, inhabiting cornfields, hedgerows, etc., and feeding on grain and seeds: family Muridae
2. American harvest mouse. any small greyish mouse of the American genus Reithrodontomys: family Cricetidae
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The harvest mouse is a tiny and elusive mammal, widespread in the Palaearctic and Indomalayan regions, from Spain and Great Britain to Japanese islands (Wilson & Reeder 2005).
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Range, Distribution and Habitat of the Western Harvest Mouse, Reithrodontomys megalotis in Indiana.
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Significantly more individuals of the western harvest mouse and the house mouse were captured in Museum Specials than Sherman live traps.
Some of the nests shown are for hummingbirds, sea turtles, Caribbean flamingos, a harvest mouse, a Baltimore oriole, a three-spined stickleback (fish), a paper wasp and an elf owl.
The data will be integrated with findings for other endangered tidal marsh species, such as the salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris).