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SPECIES Heteromys (Heteromys) australis

Author:Thomas, 1901.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 7: 194.
Common Name:Southern Spiny Pocket Mouse
Type Locality:Ecuador, Esmeraldas Prov., Cachabi River, San Javier, below Cachabi.
Distribution:E Panama south to SW Colombia and NW Ecuador, both slopes of the Cordillera Occidental and Cordillera Central and western slope of the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia. Disjunct population present in Cordillera de Mérida in Venezuela (Anderson and Soriano, 1999; Anderson, 1999 [2000]).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Heteromys. Subspecies listed by Williams et al. (1993) and distribution mapped by Anderson (1999 [2000]).
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SUBSPECIES australis


SUBSPECIES pacificus


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