Nelson's spiny pocket mouse

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Nelson's spiny pocket mouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Heteromyidae
Genus: Heteromys
H. nelsoni
Binomial name
Heteromys nelsoni
Merriam, 1902

Nelson's spiny pocket mouse (Heteromys nelsoni) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae. It is found in Mexico and Guatemala. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Cuarón, A.; Reid, F. & Vázquez, E. (2008). "Heteromys nelsoni". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T10009A3153168. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T10009A3153168.en. Retrieved 12 January 2018.