Chihuahuan mouse

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Chihuahuan Mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Peromyscus
Species group: incertae sedis
Species: P. polius
Binomial name
Peromyscus polius
Osgood, 1904

The Chihuahuan Mouse (Peromyscus polius) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.

It is found only in Mexico.


  • Baillie, J. 1996. Peromyscus polius. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.
  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.