Tacoma pocket gopher

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Tacoma pocket gopher
Extinct  (1970)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Geomyidae
Genus: Thomomys
Species: T. mazama
Subspecies: T. m. tacomensis
Trinomial name
Thomomys mazama tacomensis
Taylor, 1919

The Tacoma pocket gopher (Thomomys mazama tacomensis), was a subspecies of the Mazama pocket gopher that was restricted to a few isolated populations in the southern Puget Sound area and on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. The animal became extinct in 1970.


Yensen (2000). "Thomomys mazama ssp. tacomensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2006. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 11 May 2006.