2010), no individuals from the three species (Chaetodipus hispidus, Dipodomys ordii, and Perognathus merriami) of the family Heteromyidae
captured in this study tested positive for arenavirus antibodies.
pocket gopher -- 2 1 Heteromyidae
Chaetodipus californicus, California pocket mouse x -- -- Chaetodipus sp.
Simultaneously, densities of rodents (families Heteromyidae
, Muridae, and Sciuridae) were estimated on three replicate circular 1.
Family/Species Common name Heteromyidae
Dipodomys merriami Merriam's kangaroo rat Chaetodipus spp.
Pocket mice (Perognathus and Chaetodipus) of the rodent family Heteromyidae
are comprised of species generally adapted to arid and semi-arid regions of the western United States and Mexico.