Yucatan deer mouse

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Yucatan Deer Mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Peromyscus
Species group: P. mexicanus
Species: P. yucatanicus
Binomial name
Peromyscus yucatanicus
J.A. Allen & Chapman, 1897

The Yucatan Deer Mouse (Peromyscus yucatanicus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. The species is found in Mexico and Guatemala; an example habitat is the Petenes mangroves ecoregion of the Yucatan.

References[edit]

  • J.Baillie. 1996. Peromyscus yucatanicus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.
  • G.G.Musser 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.
  • World Wildlife Fund. 2010. Petenes mangroves. eds. Mark McGinley, C.Michael Hogan & C.Cleveland. Encyclopedia of Earth. National Council for Science and the Environment. Washington DC