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SPECIES Podomys floridanus

Author:Chapman, 1889.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 2: 117.
Common Name:Florida Deermouse
Type Locality:USA, Florida, Alachua Co., Gainesville.
Distribution:Allopatric segments in panhandle and peninsular Florida, USA.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable. Considered threatened by Florida agencies due to disappearance of scrub habitat (see Layne, 1990).
Comments:Smith et al. (1973) noted low heterozygosity levels within populations and high genetic similarity among them.
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