|Scientific Name:||Peromyscus yucatanicus|
|Species Authority:||J.A. Allen & Chapman, 1897|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||de Grammont, P.C. & Cuarón, A.|
|Reviewer/s:||McKnight, M. (Global Mammal Assessment Team) & Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority)|
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
|Range Description:||This species occurs in the Yucatán Peninsula, México (Musser and Carleton 2005). There have been recent observations reported from Guatemala (Zarza et al. 2003). It occurs at lowland elevations (Reid 1997).|
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|Population:||This species is common (Reid 1997).|
|Habitat and Ecology:||
This mouse occurs in deciduous and semideciduous forest and second growth (Reid 1997). It is mainly terrestrial and can be trapped on the ground or on logs and low branches.
Breeding occurs year-round, but reproductive activity is greatest in the wet season. Litter size is 1 to 4, mean 2.8 (Reid 1997).
|Major Threat(s):||There are no major threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are no specific conservation measures for this species. There are several protected areas within its range.|
|Citation:||de Grammont, P.C. & Cuarón, A. 2008. Peromyscus yucatanicus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 08 December 2013.|
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