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SPECIES Peromyscus guatemalensis

Author:Merriam, 1898.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 12: 118.
Common Name:Guatemalan Deermouse
Type Locality:Guatemala, Huehuetenango Dept., Todos Santos, 10,000 ft (3048 m).
Distribution:Intermediate to high elevations in mountains of S Chiapas, México, and SW Guatemala.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:P. mexicanus species group. Morphological variation and distribution clarified by Huckaby (1980). Level of relationship to morphologically similar allopatric forms P. grandis and P. zarhynchus unresolved. Formerly included altilaneus Osgood, 1904, here removed to P. mexicanus (see that account).



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