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California red tree mouse

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California red tree mouse

California red tree mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Arborimus
Species: A. pomo
Binomial name
Arborimus pomo
Johnson & George, 1991

The California red tree mouse or Sonoma tree vole (Arborimus pomo) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.[2] The species is found in northwest California.[1] The preferred habitat for this primarily arboreal vole is old-growth Douglas-fir forests.[1]


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  2. ^ Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. In Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds.). Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

External links

  • Prof Stephen Sillett's Douglas-Fir webpage with photos taken during canopy research including Sonoma tree vole nests.

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