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SPECIES Heteromys (Heteromys) gaumeri

Author:J. A. Allen and Chapman, 1897.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 9: 9.
Common Name:Gaumer’s Spiny Pocket Mouse
Type Locality:Mexico, Yucatan, Chichen-Itza.
Distribution:Endemic to Yucatan Peninsula (Mexico), N Belize, and N Guatemala.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Heteromys. Reviewed by Engstrom et al. (1987a) and Schmidt et al. (1989, Mammalian Species No. 345). Both Engstrom et al. (1987a) and Rogers (1990) suggested that this taxon might deserve separate subgeneric status, as yet unnamed.



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