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Peromyscus mekisturus Merriam, 1898:124

Puebla deer mouse

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1948 (Álvarez-Castañeda & Castro-Arellano, 2008)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Puebla (south-east), México

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Only known from two specimens (Álvarez-Castañeda & Castro-Arellano, 2008).

 

Media

 

 

References

Álvarez-Castañeda, S. T. and Castro-Arellano, I. (2008). Peromyscus mekisturus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 30 July 2013.

Carleton, M. D. 1989. Systematics and Evolution. Pp. 7-141, in Advances in the study of Peromyscus (Rodentia) (G. L. Kirkland and J. N. Layne, eds.). Texas Tech University Press, Lubbock, 367
pp.

Freudenthal, M. and Martín-Suárez, E. (2013). Estimating body mass of fossil rodents. Scripta Geologica 145: 1-130. [0.06 kg min. mass estimate]

Hooper, E. T. (1947). Notes on Mexican mammals. Journal of Mammalogy 28: 40-57.

Smith, F.A., Lyons, S.K., Morgan Ernest, S.K., Jones, K.E., Kauffman, D.M., Dayan, T., Marquet, P.A., Brown, J.H. & Haskell, J.P. 2003. Body mass of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84, Eco­logical Archives E084­093­metadata: 1-15.

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