| The Saxicoline Deermouse is a very close relative of the Pinyon Deermouse, but is larger, and its tail is longer than the head and body.The Saxicoline Deermouse lives in the mountains of southern New Mexico and throughout mountainous central Mexico. It lives in a wide variety of vegetation, but there are always rocks in its habitat where it can shelter, hide, and den. It is an expert climber, comfortable negotiating cracks and fissures in rocks.
Also known as:
Piñon Mouse, Osgood's Mouse
Merriam, C.H., 1898. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 12:123.
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