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SPECIES Perognathus inornatus

Author:Merriam, 1889.
Citation:N. Am. Fauna, 1: 15.
Common Name:San Joaquin Pocket Mouse
Type Locality:USA, California, Fresno Co., Fresno.
Distribution:Sacramento, San Joaquin and Salinas valleys and adjacent foothills, and western Mojave Desert, of California (USA).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt) as P. i. neglectus and P. i. psammophilus; otherwise Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Revised by Osgood (1918); subspecies listed by Williams et al. (1993) who allocated psammophilus (with sillimani as a synonym) to this species, not to longimembris where this name has been usually placed (Hall, 1981; Patton, 1993b). As noted by Williams et al. (1993), at least two and possibly three distinct species are currently included under the name inornatus. Reviewed by Best (1993e, Mammalian Species No. 450).


SUBSPECIES inornatus

SUBSPECIES neglectus

SUBSPECIES psammophilus


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