Yellow-faced pocket gopher

Yellow-faced pocket gopher

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Geomyidae
Species : Pappogeomys castanops

 

Keywords: yellow , brown , tail

The Yellow-faced pocket gopher is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Countries
Mexico and United States
Some facts about the
Yellow-faced pocket gopher

Adult weight : 0.27 kg (0.594 lbs)

Female maturity :310 days

Litter size : 2

Litters per year : 4

Weight at birth : 0.006 kg (0.0132 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 0.1 kg (0.22 lbs)

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Facts about the yellow-faced pocket gopher

Pocket Gophers (Family Geomyidae) The yellow-faced pocket gopher is found only in the southwestern part of the state where it inhabits areas of heavy, clay soils in both bottomlands and uplands, but prefers the shallower soils of the latter.

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Yellow-faced Pocket Gopher is a 'pest' (an unwanted organism) that can be controlled through the use of pesticides.

However, the yellow-faced pocket gopher is confined to drier sites. (Full text)

Description: The yellow-faced pocket gopher is the largest gopher in Kansas. (Full text)

Yellow-faced pocket gophers are fossorial and are morphologically well adapted for burrowing. (Full text)

The Yellow-faced Pocket Gopher is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

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