Peromyscus furvus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Peromyscus furvus
Species Authority: J.A. Allen & Chapman, 1897
Common Name(s):
English Blackish Deer Mouse

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Castro-Arellano, I. & Vázquez, E.
Reviewer(s): McKnight, M. (Global Mammal Assessment Team) & Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its threats and conservation status.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from wet and cool forests along the eastern flanks of the Sierra Madre Oriental from extreme south-east San Luis Potosí to north central Oaxaca, México (Musser and Carleton 2005). It is found from 650 - 2,900 m asl.
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Population [top]

Population: No population information could be found.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is poorly known. It occurs in moist, mountainous regions of east-central Mexico. This species is found in oak-pine and cloud forest (Ceballos and Oliva 2005).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known major threats to this species. However, little is known about potential threats other than deforestation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species requires more research to understand more about its basic biology, population status, and threats.

Citation: Castro-Arellano, I. & Vázquez, E. 2008. Peromyscus furvus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 27 February 2015.
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