Narrow-faced kangaroo rat

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Narrow-faced kangaroo rat
Dipodomys venustus santiluciae - Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History - DSC06626.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Heteromyidae
Genus: Dipodomys
Species: D. venustus
Binomial name
Dipodomys venustus
(Merriam, 1904)

The narrow-faced kangaroo rat (Dipodomys venustus) is a species of rodent in the family Heteromyidae.[2] It is endemic to California in the United States.[1]


  1. ^ a b Linzey, A.V. & Hammerson, G. (NatureServe) (2008). "Dipodomys venustus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 14 January 2009. 
  2. ^ Patton, J.L. (2005). "Family Heteromyidae". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 849. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.