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SPECIES Reithrodontomys (Aporodon) microdon

Author:Merriam, 1901.
Citation:Proc. Wash. Acad. Sci., 3: 548.
Common Name:Small-toothed Harvest Mouse
Type Locality:Guatemala, Huehuetenango Dept., Todos Santos, 10,000 ft (3048 m).
Distribution:Isolated pockets in highlands of N Michoacán and Distrito Federal, N Oaxaca, and C and S Chiapas (see Espinosa M. et al., 1999a), México, and WC Guatemala.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Aporodon, tenuirostris species group. Included forms doubtfully conspecific; e.g., in cladistic reconstructions based on allozymic data, Guatemalan and Mexican samples of R. microdon are paraphyletic with respect to R. tenuirostris (Arellano et al., 2003).



    albilabris Merriam, 1901
    wagneri Hooper, 1950

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