Attwater's pocket gopher

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Attwater's pocket gopher
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Geomyidae
Genus: Geomys
Species: G. attwateri
Binomial name
Geomys attwateri
Merriam, 1895

Geomys bursarius attwateri

Attwater's pocket gopher (Geomys attwateri) is a species of rodent in the family Geomyidae. It is endemic to the United States.

This species is named in honor of Henry Philemon Attwater.


  1. ^ Linzey, A.V. & Hammerson, G. (NatureServe) (2008). "Geomys attwateri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 27 January 2009.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern