Smoky pocket gopher

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Smoky pocket gopher
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Geomyidae
Genus: Cratogeomys
Species: C. fumosus
Binomial name
Cratogeomys fumosus
(Merriam, 1892)
Synonyms

Pappogeomys fumosus

The smoky pocket gopher (Cratogeomys fumosus) is a species of rodent in the family Geomyidae. It is endemic to Mexico (Querétaro). Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. Molecular phylogenetics has revealed that this species also includes the animals formerly separated as C. gymnurus, C. neglectus, C. tylorhinus and C. zinseri.[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b S. T. Álvarez-Castañeda; I. Castro-Arellano; T. Lacher & E. Vázquez (2008). "Cratogeomys fumosus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1 (3.1). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved June 9, 2011.