Long-tailed pocket mouse

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Long-tailed pocket mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Heteromyidae
Genus: Chaetodipus
Species: C. formosus
Binomial name
Chaetodipus formosus
(Merriam, 1889)

The long-tailed pocket mouse (Chaetodipus formosus) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae. It is found in Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah in the United States and Baja California in Mexico.[1]


  1. ^ a b Linzey, A. V., Timm, R., Álvarez-Castañeda, S. T., Castro-Arellano, I. & Lacher, T. (2008). Chaetodipus formosus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 27 March 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.