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.

References[edit]

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