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Mearns' Grasshopper Mouse Onychomys arenicola

 


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Family: Muridae, Mice and Rats view all from this family



Description Differs from Southern Grasshopper Mouse only in genetic details, but ranges do not overlap. Smaller than the Northern Grasshopper Mouse, with a relatively larger tail.


Dimensions 120-160mm, 35-55mm, 20-35g


Habitat Deserts, Scrub, shrub & brushlands


Range Southwest, Texas


Discussion Also knows as Mearns' Grasshopper Mouse. Occurs in low desert-scrub habitats in Chihuahuan Desert, and extending slightly northward


 

 

 

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