Texas pocket gopher
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Geomyidae
Species : Geomys personatus
The Texas pocket gopher is listed as Near Threatened (LR/nt), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Facts about the Texas pocket gopher
Justification The assignment of the Texas pocket gopher is based on the restricted distribution of the population in southern Texas, USA and adjacent Tamaulipas, Mexico, and the highly restricted distributions of three subspecies of conservation concern.
The South Texas pocket gopher is a large, pale-drab rodent with a relatively long, scant-haired tail.
Texas Pocket Gopher is usually larger. (Full text)
The Texas Pocket Gopher is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)More animals beginning with T