Heteromys desmarestianus (rodent)

Mass: 70.2 g based on Benshoof et al. 1984, Fleming 1974, Kuns and Tashian 1954, and Hinds and MacMillen 1985

Abundance: 0.78 to 24.82% (median 3.23%)

Latitudinal range: 9.2° to 16.8°

Habitats: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (3), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (2)

Found in 5 samples

Costa Rica: Altura

Guatemala: Chelemhá Cloud Forest Reserve

Mexico: El Zapotal (terrestrial mammals)

Nicaragua: Siuna (mammals, primary forest)

Panama: Barro Colorado Island (1997)

Size measurements:
♀ body mass62 gN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♀ body mass60 gN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♀ body mass61.5 gN = 174Fleming 1974
♀ body mass70 gN = 1Kuns and Tashian 1954
♂ body mass83 gN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ body mass62.5 gN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ body mass41 gN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ body mass82.9 gN = 140Fleming 1974
♂ body mass60 gN = 1Kuns and Tashian 1954
body mass75.8 gN = 9Hinds and MacMillen 1985
♀ total body length300 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♀ total body length296 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♀ total body length307 mmN = 1Kuns and Tashian 1954
♂ total body length299 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ total body length294 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ total body length239 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ total body length267 mmN = 1Goldman 1912
♂ total body length300 mmN = 1Kuns and Tashian 1954
total body length266 mmN = 8Goldman 1912
♀ tail length169 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♀ tail length161 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♀ tail length167 mmN = 1Kuns and Tashian 1954
♂ tail length168 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ tail length161 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ tail length126 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ tail length132 mmN = 1Goldman 1912
♂ tail length154 mmN = 1Kuns and Tashian 1954
tail length140 mmN = 8Goldman 1912
♀ hind foot length36 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♀ hind foot length37 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ hind foot length36 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ hind foot length37 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ hind foot length35 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ hind foot length32.5 mmN = 1Goldman 1912
hind foot length32.9 mmN = 8Goldman 1912
♀ ear length18 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♀ ear length18 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ ear length18 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ ear length17 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ ear length17 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
skull length34.5 mmN = 5Goldman 1912
skull width16.3 mmN = 5Goldman 1912
upper tooth row length5.2 mmN = 5Goldman 1912

See also Heteromys, Heteromys anomalus, Heteromys australis, Heteromys gaumeri