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Chaetodipus penicillatus Woodhouse 1852 (desert pocket mouse)

Osteichthyes - Glires - Heteromyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45043

Alternative combination: Perognathus penicillatus

Belongs to Chaetodipus according to D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder 1993

Sister taxa: Chaetodipus arenarius, Chaetodipus artus, Chaetodipus baileyi, Chaetodipus californicus, Chaetodipus fallax, Chaetodipus formosus, Chaetodipus goldmani, Chaetodipus hispidus, Chaetodipus intermedius, Chaetodipus lineatus, Chaetodipus nelsoni, Chaetodipus pernix, Chaetodipus spinatus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): skull 25.2 x 13.5