Southern pygmy mouse

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Southern pygmy mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Baiomys
Species: B. musculus
Binomial name
Baiomys musculus
(Merriam, 1892)

The southern pygmy mouse (Baiomys musculus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua.


  • Baiomys brunneus (J. A. Allen and Chapman, 1897)
  • Baiomys grisescens Goldman, 1932
  • Baiomys handleyi Packard, 1958
  • Baiomys infernatis Hooper, 1952
  • Baiomys nebulosus Goodwin, 1959
  • Baiomys nigrescens (Osgood, 1904)
  • Baiomys pallidus Russell, 1952
  • Baiomys pullus Packard, 1958


  • Baillie, J. 1996. Baiomys musculus. 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.