White-eared pocket mouse

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White-eared pocket mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Heteromyidae
Genus: Perognathus
Species: P. alticolus
Binomial name
Perognathus alticolus
Rhoads, 1894

The white-eared pocket mouse (Perognathus alticolus) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae. It is endemic to the San Bernardino Mountains and the Tehachapi Mountains of southern California in the United States.[1]


  1. ^ a b Linzey, A.V. & NatureServe (Hammerson, G.) (2008). Perognathus alticolus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 22 January 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of endangered