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Geomys arenarius

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Castorimorpha
Familia: Geomyidae
Genus: Geomys
Species: Geomys arenarius
Subspecies: G. a. arenarius - G. a. brevirostris

Name

Geomys arenarius (Merriam, 1895)

References

* Geomys arenarius in Mammal Species of the World.
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder
* IUCN link: Geomys arenarius (Merriam, 1895) (Near Threatened)


Links

* North American Mammals: Geomys arenarius [1]


Vernacular names
English: Desert Pocket Gopher

The Desert Pocket Gopher (Geomys arenarius) is a species of rodent in the Geomyidae family. It is found in the state of Chihuahua in Mexico and in Texas and New Mexico in the United States.[1]

References

1. ^ a b Hafner, D.J., Timm, R. & Lacher, T. (2008). Geomys arenarius. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 January 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of near threatened

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