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SPECIES Perognathus inornatus

Author:Merriam, 1889.
Citation:N. Am. Fauna, 1: 15.
Common Name:San Joaquin Pocket Mouse
Type Locality:USA, California, Fresno Co., Fresno.
Distribution:Sacramento, San Joaquin and Salinas valleys and adjacent foothills, and western Mojave Desert, of California (USA).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt) as P. i. neglectus and P. i. psammophilus; otherwise Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Revised by Osgood (1918); subspecies listed by Williams et al. (1993) who allocated psammophilus (with sillimani as a synonym) to this species, not to longimembris where this name has been usually placed (Hall, 1981; Patton, 1993b). As noted by Williams et al. (1993), at least two and possibly three distinct species are currently included under the name inornatus. Reviewed by Best (1993e, Mammalian Species No. 450).
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SUBSPECIES inornatus

SUBSPECIES neglectus

SUBSPECIES psammophilus

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