Elizabeth Easperanza Aragón Piña   cc-by-nc-4.0

Chaetodipus nelsoni (Nelson's Pocket Mouse) is a species of rodents in the family Heteromyidae. They are native to The Nearctic. They are solitary, nocturnal omnivores. Individuals can grow to 79.83 mm. Reproduction is viviparous. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on saltation to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000370
  • Definition: (Bipedal jumping.) Behavior related to the upward thrust produced by the rapid, simultaneous extension of the hind legs with the intend to rise in the air
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Nelson's pocket mouse. View this species on GBIF