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SPECIES Chaetodipus nelsoni

Author:Merriam, 1894.
Citation:Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 46: 266.
Common Name:Nelson’s Pocket Mouse
Type Locality:Mexico, San Luis Potosi, Hacienda La Parada, about 25 mi (40 km) NW Ciudad San Luis Potosi.
Distribution:Chihuahuan desert plateau from SE New Mexico and W Texas (USA) to Jalisco and San Luis Potosi (Mexico).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subspecies listed by Hall (1981) and Williams et al. (1993); may include lineatus (see above). Reviewed by Best (1994b, Mammalian Species No. 484). Two karyotypic races known (Patton, 1970; Lee, 1990), which may prove to be distinct species.
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