Mountain spiny pocket mouse

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Mountain spiny pocket mouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Heteromyidae
Genus: Heteromys
H. oresterus
Binomial name
Heteromys oresterus
Harris, 1932

The mountain spiny pocket mouse (Heteromys oresterus) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae. It is endemic to Costa Rica. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Woodman, N.; Timm, R. & Reid, F. (2008). "Heteromys oresterus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 January 2009.