Merriam's pocket gopher

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Merriam's pocket gopher
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Geomyidae
Genus: Cratogeomys
Species: C. merriami
Binomial name
Cratogeomys merriami
(Thomas, 1893)
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Range of Merriam's Pocket Gopher

Pappogeomys merriami

Merriam's pocket gopher (Cratogeomys merriami) is a species of rodent in the family Geomyidae.[2] It is endemic to Mexico, where it is found in the area of the Valley of Mexico and the Valley of Toluca at elevations from 1800 to 4000 m.[1]


  1. ^ a b Álvarez-Castañeda, S. T.; Castro-Arellano, I.; Lacher, T. & Vázquez, E. (2008). "Cratogeomys merriami". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 27 March 2009. 
  2. ^ Patton, J.L. (2005). "Family Geomyidae". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 861. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.