Northern pygmy mouse

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Northern pygmy mouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Neotominae
Genus: Baiomys
B. taylori
Binomial name
Baiomys taylori
(Thomas, 1887)

The northern pygmy mouse (Baiomys taylori)[2] is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is known as ratón-pigmeo norteño in the Spanish-speaking areas of its range. It is found in Mexico and the United States.

Parasites of the northern pygmy mouse include the intestinal nematode Pterygodermatites baiomydis.[3]


  1. ^ Timm, R.; Álvarez-Castañeda, S.; Castro-Arellano, I. & Lacher, T. (2008). "Baiomys taylori". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 July 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Lynggaard C, García-Prieto L, Guzmán-Cornejo C & Osorio-Sarabia D (2014): Pterygodermatites (Paucipectines) baiomydis n. sp. (Nematoda: Rictulariidae), a parasite of Baiomys taylori (Cricetidae). Parasite, 21, 58. doi:10.1051/parasite/2014057 PMID 25375029 open access