Heteromys desmarestianus — Overview

Desmarest's Spiny Pocket Mouse learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Southern Mexican states Veracruz and Oaxaca, through Central America and south to Northwest Colombia. It is usually found at medium to high elevations (up to 2400 m), but on the Caribbean coast in Costa Rica and Panama it has been found near sea level.

Biogeographic Regions: neotropical (Native )


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