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SPECIES Neotomodon alstoni

Author:Merriam, 1898.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 12: 128.
Common Name:Volcano Deermouse
Type Locality:México, Michoacán, Nahuatzen, 8500 ft (2591 m).
Distribution:Endemic to the Cordillera Transvolcanica, México, from WC Michoacán eastwards to C Veracruz.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Williams and Ramírez-Pulido's (1984) evaluation of geographic variation disclosed no basis for subspecific divisions. See Williams et al. (1985, Mammalian Species, 242, as Peromyscus alstoni).
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    orizabae Merriam, 1898
    perotensis Merriam, 1898

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