Genetic comparisons between Heteromys desmarestianus and the recently described H. nubicolens (Rodentia: Heteromyidae) in northwestern Costa Rica

R. P. Anderson, S. A. Jansa

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)54-61
Number of pages8
JournalMammalian Biology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 31 2007

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Marion Klaus, Christy M. McCain, and Robert M. Timm collected the specimens used here, and Thor Holmes and Robert M. Timm supplied the necessary tissue loans. Lois Alexander, François M. Catzeflis, Claudine Montgelard, and Heather Prestridge provided information regarding voucher specimens for sequences on GenBank. RPA was supported by a grant from the Professional Staff Congress of the City University of New York (PSC-CUNY Grant #3435-0185) and by the Office of the Dean of Science and Office of the Provost (City College of the City University of New York). DNA sequencing costs were supported by a grant from the Smithsonian Institution to SAJ. The manuscript benefited by comments made by anonymous reviewers.


  • Costa Rica
  • Heteromys
  • cytochrome b, hybrid
  • spiny pocket mice

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