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Perognathus alticolus  Rhoads, 1894
Taxonomic Serial No.: 900644

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Perognathus alticola Rhoads, 1894
  Common Name(s): White-eared Pocket Mouse [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  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 alticolus Rhoads, 1894 – White-eared Pocket Mouse  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Subspecies Perognathus alticolus alticolus Rhoads, 1894 – White-eared Pocket Mouse 
                                                 Subspecies Perognathus alticolus inexpectatus Huey, 1926 – Tehachapi Pocket Mouse 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Best, Troy L.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title: Perognatus alticolus   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammalian Species, no. 463   
  Page(s): 1-4   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0076-3519   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Perognathus alticolus, White-eared 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 alticolus, White-eared Pocket Mouse [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Critically Endangered as P. a. alticola [sic]; Lower Risk (nt) as P. a. inexpectatus  
    Comments: Subspecies listed by Hall (1981), Williams et al. (1993); may be only subspecifically distinct from parvus. Reviewed by Best (1994a, Mammalian Species No. 463)  



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