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SPECIES Heteromys (Xylomys) nelsoni

Author:Merriam, 1902.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 15: 43.
Common Name:Nelsons Spiny Pocket Mouse
Type Locality:Mexico, Chiapas, Pinabete, 8,200 ft. (2,499 m).
Distribution:Known only from S Chiapas (Mexico) and W Guatemala.
Status:IUCN Critically Endangered.
Comments:Type species of subgenus Xylomys Merriam, which is of debatable validity (R. P. Anderson, pers. comm.). Reviewed by Rogers and Rogers (1992b, Mammalian Species No. 397).
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