False canyon mouse

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False canyon mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Peromyscus
Species group: P. eremicus
Species: P. pseudocrinitus
Binomial name
Peromyscus pseudocrinitus
Burt, 1932

The false canyon mouse (Peromyscus pseudocrinitus) is a species of rodents in the family Cricetidae.[2] It is known only from Coronados Island in the Gulf of California, part of Baja California Sur, Mexico. The species is threatened by predation by feral cats.[1]


  1. ^ a b Álvarez-Castañeda, S. T., Castro-Arellano, I., Lacher, T. & Vázquez, E. (2008). "Peromyscus pseudocrinitus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Musser, G. G.; Carleton, M. D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1077. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.