Small vesper mouse

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Small vesper mouse
Calomys laucha small vesper mouse.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Calomys
Species: C. laucha
Binomial name
Calomys laucha
Fischer, 1814

The small vesper mouse, Calomys laucha, is a rodent species from South America. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. It is one of the hosts of hantavirus, causing hantavirus pulmonary syndrome


  1. ^ Christoff, A., Weksler, M., Vieira, E, D'Elia, G., Jayat., J.P. & Pardinas., U. (2008). Calomys laucha. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 31 March 2009.