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SPECIES Chaetodipus pernix

Author:J. A. Allen, 1898.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 10: 149.
Common Name:Sinaloan Pocket Mouse
Type Locality:Mexico, Sinaloa, Rosario.
Distribution:Coastal lowlands from S Sonora to N Nayarit (Mexico).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Chromosomal and biochemical evidence suggest that the northern subspecies rostratus is specifically distinct from pernix (Patton et al., 1981). Reviewed by Best and Lackey (1992b, Mammalian Species No. 420).
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SUBSPECIES rostratus


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