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SPECIES Peromyscus melanophrys

Author:Coues, 1874.
Citation:Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 26: 181.
Common Name:Plateau Deermouse
Type Locality:México, Oaxaca, Santa Efigenia.
Distribution:S Durango and Coahuila, south through interior México to Chiapas.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:P. melanophrys species group. Revised by Baker (1952) to include xenurus, which Osgood (1909) had retained as a species. Relationships evaluated by Schmidly et al. (1985) and Stangl and Baker (1984b). The level of differentiation of micropus in Jalisco and Nayarit deserves reconsideration.



    coahuilensis Baker, 1952
    consobrinus Osgood, 1904
    micropus Baker, 1952
    xenurus Osgood, 1904
    zamorae Osgood, 1904

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