Baja Mammals


This is a belated list of references pertaining to mammals in Baja California, Mexico. Thank you to all who replied... Mike


Case & Cody. ____. Island Biogeography of the Sea of Cortez. University of California Press: Berkeley. Call # QH107.I84 1983

Hafner, D.J. & B.R. Riddle. 1996. Biogeography of Baja California peninsular desert mammals. In Life Among the Muses: Papers in Honor of James S. Findley, eds. T.L. Yates, W.L. Gannon, and D.E. Wilson. The Museum of Southwestern Biology, The Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque. In press.

Lawlor, T. 1971. Evolution of Peromyscus on the northern islands of the Gulf of California, Mexico. San Diego Society of Natural History, 16:91- 124.

Lawlor, T. ____. Distribution and relationships of 6 species of Peromyscus in Baja California and Sonora, Mexico. Occas. Papers of the Mus. of Zool., Univ. of Michigan, 661:1-22.

Ramirez-Pulido, J., M. C. Britton, A. Perdomo, & A. Castro. 1986. Guia de los mamiferos de Mexico. Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico, D.F., Mexico.

Smith, F., Bestelmeyer, B. J. Biardi, & M. Strong. 1993. Anthropogenic extinction of the endemic woodrat Neotoma bunkeri from Isla Coronado, Baja Calif, Mexico. Biodiversity Letters 1:149-155.

Smith, F.A. 1992. Gigantism in woodrats from Baja Calif, Mex. Functional Ecology 6:265-273.

Tumlison, R. 1991. Bats of the genus Plecotus in Mexico: Discrimination and distribution. Occasional Papers, The Museum, Texas Tech Univ. 140:1-19.

Information on field guides and references for Baja California marine mammals: Guillermo Soberon-Chavez, PhD; Museo de Mamiferos Marinos (Marine Mammal Museum) at ITESM Guaymas Campus;

Mary Campana has an extensive list of references on Baja California Islands Flora & Vertebrate Fauna at


Michael Liebhaber, PhD
PO Box 2071, Del Mar, CA 92014
(619) 792-1267

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