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Perognathus longimembris pacificus  Mearns, 1898
Taxonomic Serial No.: 625245

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Perognathus pacificus Mearns, 1898
    Perognathus longimembris cantwelli von Bloeker, 1932
  Common Name(s): Pacific pocket mouse [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderCastorimorpha A. E. Wood, 1955  
                                     FamilyHeteromyidae Gray, 1868 – heteromyid rodents, Kangaroo Mice, Kangaroo Rats, Pocket Mice  
                                        SubfamilyPerognathinae Coues, 1875  
                                           GenusPerognathus Wied-Neuwied, 1839 – pocket mice, Silky Pocket Mice  
                                              SpeciesPerognathus longimembris (Coues, 1875) – Ratón-de abazones menor, Little Pocket Mouse  
                                                 SubspeciesPerognathus longimembris pacificus Mearns, 1898 – Pacific pocket mouse  

  Expert: James L. Patton  
  Notes: Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720   
  Reference for: Perognathus longimembris pacificus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hall, E. Raymond  
  Publication Date: 1981   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Mammals of North America, 2nd ed., vol. 1   
  Page(s): 1-600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-05443-7   
  Reference for: Perognathus longimembris pacificus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination of Endangered Status for the Pacific Pocket Mouse   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 59, no. 188   
  Page(s): 49752-49764   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Perognathus longimembris pacificus, Pacific pocket mouse [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Perognathus longimembris pacificus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and Sue Ruff, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals   
  Page(s): xxv + 750   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-845-2   
  Reference for: Perognathus longimembris pacificus   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: US ESA: Listed Endangered, as published in Federal Register Volume 59, Number 188, Pages 49752 - 49764, September 29, 1994  
    In the second edition of Mammal Species of the World (Wilson and Reeder, eds., 1993:485) the author of (Perognathus longimembris) pacificus is given as 'Merans.' In ITIS the record was previously incorrectly listed as Merriam; but the correct author is Mearns  



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