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SPECIES Peromyscus californicus

Author:Gambel, 1848.
Citation:Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 4: 78.
Common Name:California Deermouse
Type Locality:USA, California, Monterey Co., Monterey.
Distribution:C and S California, USA, excluding San Joaquin Valley, to NW Baja California Norte, México.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:P. californicus species group. Electrophoretic and morphometric variation investigated by Smith (1979), who retained only a northern (californicus) and southern (insignis) subspecies. See Merritt (1978, Mammalian Species, 85).



    benitoensis Grinnell and Orr, 1934
    insignis Rhoads, 1895
    mariposae Grinnell and Orr, 1934
    parasiticus (Baird, 1857)

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