Skip Navigation

Go
Species Search:
FieldGuidesthreatened and/or endangered search resultsthreatened and/or endangered

next

Bailey's Pocket Mouse Chaetodipus baileyi

 

enlarge +

Bailey's Pocket Mouse
credit: NPS

All Images

 

Get Our Newsletters

 

Advanced Search

Family: Heteromyidae, Pocket Mice and Kangaroo Rats view all from this family



Description Large, with grayish fur washed with yellow on back and rump, whitish underparts, and a long bicolored tail with a strong terminal crest


Dimensions 206-240mm, 76-140mm, 25-38g; / 176-228mm, 86-125mm, 24-37g


Habitat Grasslands & prairies, Deserts


Range Southwest, California


Discussion Inhabits Sonoran Desert and favors pebbly soils marking transition from sandy flats to rocky slopes.


 

 

 

2007 eNature.com