Dulzura kangaroo rat

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Dipodomys simulans
Dulzura kangaroo rat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Heteromyidae
Genus: Dipodomys
Species: D. simulans
Binomial name
Dipodomys simulans
Merriam, 1904

The Dulzura kangaroo rat, or San Diego kangaroo rat, Dipodomys simulans, is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae.[2] It is found in Baja California, Mexico, and in the Colorado Desert and elsewhere in California in the United States.[1]


  1. ^ a b Linzey, A.V., Timm, R., Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T., Castro-Arellano, I. & Lacher, T. (2008). "Dipodomys simulans". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2010-01-29. 
  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.