Montane cotton rat

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Montane cotton rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Sigmodon
Subgenus: Sigmodon
Species group: Sigmodon hispidus
Species: S. zanjonensis
Binomial name
Sigmodon zanjonensis
Goodwin, 1932[1]

The montane cotton rat (Sigmodon zanjonensis) is a rodent species in the family Cricetidae. It is found in the highlands of Chiapas, Mexico and Guatemala. The eastern and southern limits of its range have not yet been determined.[2]


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  2. ^ Reid, Fiona A. (2009). A Field Guide to the Mammals of Central America and Southeast Mexico: Oxford University Press. London.