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Peromyscus guardia

La Guarda Deermouse

Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae


Conservation Status: Critically Endangered.

La Guarda Deermice live on four tiny islands (Ángel de la Guarda, Granito, Mejía and Estanque) in the northern Gulf of California.

Range: Head and Body: 70-170 mm; Tail: 40-205 mm

Range: 15 to more than 110 g


Townsend, 1912. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 31:126.


Mammal Species of the World

Distribution of Peromyscus guardia