Zempoaltepec deer mouse

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Zempoaltepec deer mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Habromys
Species: H. lepturus
Binomial name
Habromys lepturus
(Merriam, 1898)

The Zempoaltepec deer mouse (Habromys lepturus), also known as the slender-tailed deer mouse, is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in Mexico, only from one locality at an elevation above 2500 m on Cerro Zempoaltepec in Oaxaca.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T., Castro-Arellano, I., Lacher, T. & Vázquez, E. (2008). Habromys lepturus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 18 Jule 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of critically endangered.
  • 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.