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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Neotominae
Genus: Peromyscus
P. melanocarpus
Binomial name
Peromyscus melanocarpus
Osgood, 1904

The zempoaltepec (Peromyscus melanocarpus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.

It is found only in Mexico.


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