Reithrodontomys megalotis (rodent)

Mass: 10.3 g based on Ortega-Corona et al. 1982, Brown and Zeng 1989, Elizalde-Arellano et al. 2010, and Tomasi et al. 1987

Abundance: 0.03 to 40.91% (median 2.96%)

Latitudinal range: 19.5° to 46.5°

Habitats: (6), desert/xeric shrubland (12), temperate coniferous forest (2), temperate savanna (3), tropical/subtropical coniferous forest (1)

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Found in 24 samples

Mexico: Atotonilco de Campa (Sherman traps, desert-shrub), Matancillas, La Campana, La Huerta, Libres-Oriental Valley (natural vegetation)

United States: Lubbock, Fort Bliss, Raft River Valley, Horsetooth Reservoir, Red Bluff, Fort Bayard Allotment (untreated woodland), Project ALE (1967), Las Vegas Valley, Santa Rita Experimental Range (1 November 1972), Cross Bar Cooperative Management Area, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory Site (day 1, grid 1), Hopland Research and Extension Center (chaparral), Camels Back Cave (Stratum I), Camels Back Cave (Stratum II), Pacific City, Kathy's Pit, Schulze Cave (layer C1), Schulze Cave (layer C2), Drivers Flat (rodents)

Size measurements:
♂ body mass10.9 gN = 4Ortega-Corona et al. 1982
body mass10.2 gN = 180Brown and Zeng 1989
body mass10.0 gN = 3Elizalde-Arellano et al. 2010
body mass14.6 gN = 3Tomasi et al. 1987
total body length136 mmN = 10Alvarez-Castaņeda and Rios 2003
tail length70 mmN = 10Alvarez-Castaņeda and Rios 2003
hind foot length17 mmN = 10Alvarez-Castaņeda and Rios 2003
ear length15 mmN = 10Alvarez-Castaņeda and Rios 2003
skull length20.3 mmN = 6Alvarez-Castaņeda and Rios 2003
skull width10.4 mmN = 6Alvarez-Castaņeda and Rios 2003
upper tooth row length2.9 mmN = 6Alvarez-Castaņeda and Rios 2003

See also Reithrodontomys, Reithrodontomys creper, Reithrodontomys fulvescens, Reithrodontomys gracilis, Reithrodontomys humulis, Reithrodontomys mexicanus, Reithrodontomys microdon, Reithrodontomys montanus, Reithrodontomys sp., Reithrodontomys sumichrasti, Reithrodontomys tenuirostris