Jaliscan cotton rat

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Jaliscan cotton rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Sigmodon
Subgenus: Sigmodon
Species group: S. hispidus
Species: S. mascotensis
Binomial name
Sigmodon mascotensis
J. A. Allen, 1897

The Jaliscan cotton rat (Sigmodon mascotensis) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in Mexico.

References[edit]

  • Baillie, J. 1996. Sigmodon mascotensis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 July 2007.
  • 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.