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SPECIES Chaetodipus penicillatus

Author:Woodhouse, 1852.
Citation:Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 6: 200.
Common Name:Desert Pocket Mouse
Type Locality:USA, San Francisco Mountains, New Mexico (fixed to Arizona, Yuma Co., 1 mi [1.6 km] SW Parker by Hoffmeister and Lee, 1967).
Distribution:SE California and S Nevada to S Arizona and SW New Mexico (USA) to NE Baja California and Sonora (Mexico).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Revised by Hoffmeister and Lee (1967). Subspecies reviewed by Williams et al. (1993). Excludes Chihuahuan Desert subspecies atrodorsalis and eremicus, now regarded as a separate species, C. eremicus (see account above and Lee et al., 1996).
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SUBSPECIES penicillatus

SUBSPECIES angustirostris

SUBSPECIES pricei

SUBSPECIES seri

SUBSPECIES sobrinus

SUBSPECIES stephensi

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