Definitive leaf-eared mouse

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The definitive leaf-eared mouse (Phyllotis definitus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in west central Peru, in rocky and shrub-covered areas at elevations between 2600 and 3000 m.[1]

Definitive leaf-eared mouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Phyllotis
P. definitus
Binomial name
Phyllotis definitus
Osgood, 1915


  1. ^ a b Zeballos, H. & Vivar, E. (2008). "Phyllotis definitus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T17225A6857427. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T17225A6857427.en. Retrieved 24 December 2017.
  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.