Texas pocket gopher

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

Mexico and United States
Texas pocket gopher habitats
Desert and Hot Desert
Some facts about the
Texas pocket gopher

Adult weight : 0.397 kg (0.8734 lbs)

Litter size : 3

Litters per year : 2

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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)

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