Chaetodipus rudinoris ssp. fornicatus Burt

Montserrate Island Pocket Mouse (Chaetodipus rudinoris ssp. fornicatus)

The Montserrat Island Pocket Mouse is one of six subspecies of Baja Pocket Mouse (Chaetodipus rudinoris (Elliot)), it was restricted to the Isla Montserrate, a small island in the Gulf of California, Mexico.

The subspecies disappeared due to predation by introduced feral cats; it was last recorded in 1975 and is now considered extinct.


edited: 01.11.2020