Banner-tailed kangaroo rat

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Banner-tailed kangaroo rat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Heteromyidae
Genus: Dipodomys
Species: D. spectabilis
Binomial name
Dipodomys spectabilis
Merriam, 1890

The banner-tailed kangaroo rat (Dipodomys spectabilis) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae.[2] They are found in Mexico and Arizona, New Mexico and Texas in the United States.[1]


  1. ^ a b Linzey, A.V., Timm, R., Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T., Frey, J. & Lacher, T. (2008). Dipodomys spectabilis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 14 January 2009.
  2. ^ Patton, J. L. (2005). "Family Heteromyidae". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 848. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.