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COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Western Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomys megalotis) in Canada

COSEWIC

Assessment and Update Status Report

on the

Western harvest mouse

Reithrodontomys megalotis

Megalotis subspecies (Reithrodontomys megalotis megalotis)

Dychei subspecies (Reithrodontomys megalotis dychei )

 in Canada

Western harvest mouse

Megalotis subspecies - Special Concern;
Dychei subspecies - Endangered
2007

COSEWIC
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada



COSEPAC
Comité sur la situation des espèces en péril au Canada

COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC 2007. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Western harvest mouse Reithrodontomys megalotis megalotis and Reithrodontomysmegalotis dychei in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 27 pp.

Previous reports:

David W. Nagorsen. 1994. COSEWIC status report on the Western harvest mouse Reithrodontomys megalotis megalotis and Reithrodontomys megalotis dychei in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 1-20 pp.

Production note:

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Pontus Lindgren for writing the status report on the Western harvest mouse Reithrodontomys megalotis megalotis and Reithrodontomys megalotis dychei in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by Mark Brigham, Co-chair, COSEWIC Terrestrial Mammals Species Specialist Subcommittee.

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON

K1A 0H3
Tel.: 819-953-3215
Fax: 819-994-3684
COSEWIC E-mail

COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la souris des moissons de la sous-espèce Megalotis (Reithrodontomys megalotis megalotis) et de la sous-espèce Dychei (Reithrodontomys megalotis dychei) au Canada – Mise à jour.

Cover illustration:
Western harvest mouse -- Image by Michael Hames.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2007
Catalogue No. CW69-14/71-2007E-PDF
ISBN 978-0-662-46022-0

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