Sigmodon arizonae arizonae Mearns, 1890:287

Arizona cotton rat



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Arizona, USA












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Linzey, A. V., Timm, R., Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T., Castro-Arellano, I. and Lacher, T. (2008). Sigmodon arizonae. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. ( Downloaded on 28 July 2013.

Severinghaus, W. D., and D. F. Hoffmeister. 1978. Qualitative cranial characters distinguishing Sigmodon hispidus and Sigmodon arizonae and the distribution of these two species in northern Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy 59: 868-870.


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