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Peromyscus mexicanus  (Saussure, 1860)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 633283

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Peromyscus altilaneus Osgood, 1904
 
    Peromyscus cacabatus Bangs, 1902
 
    Peromyscus nicaraguae J. A. Allen, 1908
 
    Hesperomys nudipes J. A. Allen, 1891
 
    Peromyscus tehuantepecus Merriam, 1898
 
    Peromyscus banderanus angelensis Osgood, 1904
 
    Peromyscus megalops azulensis Goodwin, 1956
 
    Peromyscus banderanus coatlanensis Goodwin, 1956
 
    Peromyscus nudipes hesperus Harris, 1940
 
    Peromyscus nudipes orientalis Goodwin, 1938
 
    Peromyscus mexicanus orizabae Merriam, 1898
 
    Peromyscus mexicanus philombrius Dickey, 1928
 
    Peromyscus mexicanus putlaensis Goodwin, 1964
 
    Peromyscus mexicanus salvadorensis Dickey, 1928
 
    Peromyscus mexicanus teapensis Osgood, 1904
 
    Peromyscus mexicanus totontepecus Merriam, 1898
 
    Peromyscus guatemalensis tropicalis Goodwin, 1932
 
  Common Name(s): Mexican Deer Mouse [English]
 
    Mexican Deermouse [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilyCricetidae Fischer, 1817  
                                           SubfamilyNeotominae Merriam, 1894  
                                              GenusPeromyscus Gloger, 1841 – Deer Mice, White-footed Mice  
                                                 SpeciesPeromyscus mexicanus (Saussure, 1860) – Mexican Deer Mouse, Mexican Deermouse  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Peromyscus mexicanus    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Peromyscus mexicanus    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  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. 2   
  Page(s): 601-1175   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-05443-5   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Peromyscus mexicanus, Mexican Deermouse [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Musser, Guy G., and Michael D. Carleton / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Superfamily Muroidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 894-1531   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Peromyscus mexicanus, Mexican Deermouse [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Peromyscus mexicanus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Peromyscus mexicanus, Mexican Deer Mouse [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: P. mexicanus species group. Geographic range, variation, and taxonomic synonymy summarized by Huckaby (1980), the species construct followed here. Includes forms formerly viewed as members of Osgoodomys banderanus (angelensis, coatlanensis, and sloeops - see Musser, 1969), P. guatemalensis (tropicalis - see Musser, 1969), and P. megalops (azulensis - see Huckaby, 1980); and see account of P. gymnotis, which had been arranged as a race of P. mexicanus. Euchromatic banding patterns identical in P. ...  
 

 

   

 
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