Link to enlarge image K5741 © Justin Kerr Charles Zidar

Family:  Heteromyidae
Genus:  Heteromys
Species:  nelsoni
Authority:  Merriam, 1902
Common Name:  Nelson's Spiny Pocket Mouse
Maya Name:  Xpukil ch'o'
Faunal Type:  Rodent
Depictions:  Polychrome Ceramics
Notes:  H. desmarestianus Mouse Photo Courtesy of: Adam W. Ferguson
Photos:  Click on an image below for high resolution comparison.

Other Faunal Photos:   Additional views of the faunal species, click on a photo below to view larger image.
Artifact Photo(s) Courtesy of Justin Kerr (FAMSI); Animal Photo(s) Courtesy of Wikipedia GNU General Public License Version 1.2, November 2002; Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.0/2.5 License(s).

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