Northern pocket gopher

Northern pocket gopher

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Geomyidae
Species : Thomomys talpoides

 

Keywords: brown , white

The Northern 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
Canada and United States
Some facts about the
Northern pocket gopher

Adult weight : 0.104 kg (0.2288 lbs)

Female maturity :356 days

Gestation : 28 days

Weaning : 40 days

Litter size : 5

Litters per year : 1

Weight at birth : 0.003 kg (0.0066 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 1 W

Body mass : 0.098 kg (0.2156 lbs)

Temperature : 35.85 °C (96.53 °F)

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Facts about the northern pocket gopher

ARIZONA 1971: Northern pocket gophers are found in spruce-fir, and mountain grassland, communities of the Grand Canyon (Hoffmeister, 1971) *34*.

been reduced drastically environmental contamination is a possible limiting factor competition for food and habitat with the northern pocket gopher is another .

htm) The northern pocket gopher (Thomomys talpoides) is an example of a ground-dwelling species that survived the eruption in the shelter of its underground burrow.

Lloyd Glenn Ingles The Northern pocket gopher is a stout-bodied, thickset member of the order Rodentia.

Montana State University Managing Pocket Gophers in Montana Video - Northern pocket gophers are found throughout Montana.

NEW MEXICO: 1975: In New Mexico the northern pocket gopher is a species of parks and meadows in higher montane forests in the northern part of the state.

Northern pocket gopher -- Named for their cheek pouches that serve as food storage containers, northern pocket gophers are usually grayish brown, with small dark eyes and tiny round ears.

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

Northern Pocket Gopher or Thomomys talpoides is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

PDF Northern pocket gophers are a nuisance to landowners that harvest agricultural crops, especially alfalfa (Burt & Grossenheider 1980).

subject, fact, northern pocket gopher, has scientific name Thomomys talpoides, is a kind of pocket gopher, .

Thomomys talpoides is the Latin name for the northern pocket gopher, a small mammal indigenous to northwest Minnesota and North Dakota.

Thomomys talpoides is the northern pocket gopher, which is well known for the dirt piles formed by its extensive burrowing activities.

Food Habits Northern pocket gophers are best described as generalist herbivores. (Full text)

Like other gophers, the northern pocket gopher is fossorial, meaning that it lives under the ground. (Full text)

The northern pocket gopher, Thomomys talpoides, is one of the three species of pocket gopher (along with the Idaho pocket gopher and Botta's pocket gopher) native to Utah, where it is wide-spread and abundant. (Full text)

Thomomys talpoides is found in well-drained upland soils. (Full text)

The northern pocket gopher is nearly ground squirrel size (total length 6 ½ to just over 9 inches (165-235 mm), it weighs 2 ¾ to 4 5/8 ounces (78-130 g). (Full text)

Range in Colorado: Northern pocket gophers are common in a variety of habitats above about 1,525 m (5,000 ft) in elevation. (Full text)

The northern pocket gopher (Thomomys talpoides) is an example of a ground-dwelling species that survived the eruption in the shelter of its underground burrow. (Full text)

The northern pocket gopher (Thomomys talpoides) is an example (Full text)

important limiting factor, since the main habitat for plains pocket gophers, the tall-grass prairie, has been reduced drastically environmental contamination is a possible limiting factor competition for food and habitat with the northern pocket gopher is another factor limiting the expansion of the habitat (Full text)

The northern pocket gopher is the smaller of our state's pocket gopher species and weighs less than one-quarter pound compared to more than half a pound for the plains pocket gopher. (Full text)

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