Biodiversity catalog

Crested-Tailed Deer Mouse
Habromys iophurus
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Species IUCN Status

Near Threatened

Projects (Locations)

carbonplus, forest, guatemala

The crested tailed deer mouse is a nocturnal rodent found in Guatemala, El Salvador, and southern Mexico. Its preferred habitat includes mature forests with elevations typically ranging from approximately 1950 to 3110 meters (6,000 to 10,000 feet) above sea level. Currently identified as a near threatened species by the IUCN, the major threats to this species include deforestation and habitat destruction.