Mexican harvest mouse

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Mexican harvest mouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Neotominae
Genus: Reithrodontomys
R. mexicanus
Binomial name
Reithrodontomys mexicanus
(Saussure, 1860)

The Mexican harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys mexicanus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.[2] It is found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama in a variety of habitats at altitudes from sea level to 3800 m.[1]


  1. ^ a b Delgado, C.; Tirira, D.; Gómez-Laverde, M.; Matson, J.; Samudio, R. (2008). "Reithrodontomys mexicanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 21 May 2015.
  2. ^ Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1083. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.