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SPECIES Peromyscus melanophrys

Author:Coues, 1874.
Citation:Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 26: 181.
Common Name:Plateau Deermouse
Type Locality:México, Oaxaca, Santa Efigenia.
Distribution:S Durango and Coahuila, south through interior México to Chiapas.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:P. melanophrys species group. Revised by Baker (1952) to include xenurus, which Osgood (1909) had retained as a species. Relationships evaluated by Schmidly et al. (1985) and Stangl and Baker (1984b). The level of differentiation of micropus in Jalisco and Nayarit deserves reconsideration.
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    coahuilensis Baker, 1952
    consobrinus Osgood, 1904
    micropus Baker, 1952
    xenurus Osgood, 1904
    zamorae Osgood, 1904

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