Northernmost record and notes on the natural history of Rheomys mexicanus (Goodwin, 1959)

Itzue W. Caviedes-Solis*, Israel Solano-Zavaleta, Yire A. Gómez-Jiménez, Livia León-Paniagua

*Corresponding author for this work

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We report a fifth locality and natural history notes for the Mexican water mouse Rheomys mexicanus. This is the third record for Oaxaca, and it corresponds to the northernmost known locality for the genus Rheomys and for the species R. mexicanus. In addition, it represents the highest elevation known for the species.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)92-94
Number of pages3
JournalSouthwestern Naturalist
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2017
Externally publishedYes



  • rheomys
  • mammal
  • record

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