The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Peromyscus anyapahensis White, 1966:2

Anacapa deer mouse



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene (White, 1966)



West Anacapa Island, California, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

White, John A. (1966). A new Peromyscus from the Late Pleistocene of Ancapa Island, California, with notes on variation in Peromyscus nesodytes Wilson. Los Angeles County Museum Contributions in Science 96: 1-8.


Other references:

Alcover, Josep Antoni et al. (1998). Mammal Species of the World: Additional Data on Insular Mammals. American Museum Novitates 3248, 29 pp., 1 table.

Wilson, D.E. & Reeder, D.M. 2005 Mammal species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference. Third edition. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press.


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