Giant pocket gopher

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Giant pocket gopher
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Geomyidae
Genus: Orthogeomys
Species: O. grandis
Binomial name
Orthogeomys grandis
(Thomas, 1893)

The giant pocket gopher (Orthogeomys grandis) is a species of rodent in the family Geomyidae. It is found in Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico.


  1. ^ Vázquez, E.; Emmons, L. & McCarthy, T. (2008). "Orthogeomys grandis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 7 March 2009.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of