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26 September 2011 Peromyscus guardia (Rodentia: Cricetidae)
Evelyn Rios, Sergio Ticul Álvarez-Castañeda
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Peromyscus guardia Townsend, 1912 is a small, gray-brown cricetid commonly called the La Guarda deermouse. It is a Mexican endemic rodent from Angel de la Guarda Island and 2 islets off the northern tip of Angel de la Guarda in the Gulf of California. Populations of P. guardia were common up until the mid-1960s but have since declined. This species is currently listed as “Critically Endangered” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

by the American Society of Mammalogists
Evelyn Rios and Sergio Ticul Álvarez-Castañeda "Peromyscus guardia (Rodentia: Cricetidae)," Mammalian Species 43(1), 172-176, (26 September 2011).
Published: 26 September 2011
Angel de la Guarda
Baja California
critically endangered species
endemic species
insular species
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