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Ochrotomys nuttalli Harlan 1832 (golden mouse)

Mammalia - Glires - Muridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 49270

Alternative combinations: Arvicola nuttalli, Peromyscus nuttalli

Synonym: Mus aureolus Audubon and Bachman 1841 (taxon 48831)

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

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 1.90 x 1.15, M2 1.40 x 1.20, M3 0.800 x 1.000