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SPECIES Peromyscus mekisturus

Author:Merriam, 1898.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 12: 124.
Common Name:Puebla Deermouse
Type Locality:México, Puebla, Chalchicomula, 8400 ft (2560 m).
Distribution:SE Puebla, México.
Status:IUCN – Vulnerable.
Comments:P. melanophrys species group. A distinctive species known only by two specimens, the type and one from Tehuacán, Puebla (Hooper, 1947). Provisionally retained with the melanophrys species group (Carleton, 1989).
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