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SPECIES Zapus princeps

Author:Allen, 1893.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 5: 71.
Common Name:Western Jumping Mouse
Type Locality:USA, Colorado, La Plata Co., Florida.
Distribution:Canada and USA: S Yukon southeast to NE South Dakota, west to C Montana, southeast to SE Wyoming, S to NC New Mexico; northwest to N and C Utah (isolated population in SE Utah), N and C Nevada, EC California north to SW, C and E Oregon, SE Washington northwest to S Yukon.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Formerly included luteus; see comment under Z. hudsonius. Diagnosis, records, and range map provided by Hall (1981). Discrimination from Z. hudsonius by repeated cranial measurements documented by Conner and Shenk (2003). Reviewed by Cranford (1999). For synonyms see Hall (1981).
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Synonyms:

    alleni Elliot, 1898
    chrysogenys Lee and Durrant, 1960
    cinereus Hall, 1931
    curtatus Hall, 1931
    idahoensis Davis, 1934
    kootenayensis Anderson, 1932
    major Preble, 1899
    minor Preble, 1899
    nevadensis Preble, 1899
    oregonus Preble, 1899
    pacificus Merriam, 1897
    palatinus Hall, 1931
    saltator Allen, 1899
    utahensis Hall, 1934

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