Little desert pocket mouse

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Little desert pocket mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Heteromyidae
Genus: Chaetodipus
Species: C. arenarius
Binomial name
Chaetodipus arenarius
(Merriam, 1894)

The little desert pocket mouse (Chaetodipus arenarius) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae. It is endemic to Mexico.


  1. ^ Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T., Castro-Arellano, I. & Lacher, T. (2008). Chaetodipus arenarius. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 16 January 2009.
  • Patton, J. L. 2005. Family Heteromyidae. Pp. 844-858 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.