Southeastern pocket gopher
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Geomyidae
Species : Geomys pinetis
The Soueastern 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
Facts about the southeastern pocket gopher
2 Description The southeastern pocket gopher, Geomys pinetis , is also known as the sandy-mounder or salamander.
Conservation The Southeastern pocket gopher is currently not considered endangered or threatened throughout most of its range.
Southeastern Pocket Gopher is a 'pest' (an unwanted organism) that can be controlled through the use of pesticides.
The Southeastern Pocket Gopher is found in upland areas of dry, sandy soil or well drained, fine-grained gravely soils, where burrows can be easily dug.
The southeastern pocket gopher is tan to ) Tj ET BT 51 380 Td /T1 11 Tf (gray-brown in color.
The southeastern pocket gopher is tan to gray-brown in color.
The southeastern pocket gopher is the only subspecies of Geomys pinetis in Alabama, but three Georgia subspecies are believed to have become extinct in recent times.
The southeastern pocket gopher, Geomys pinetis , is also known as the sandy-mounder or salamander.
Unlike related western species, our southeastern pocket gophers are not generally crop pests.
Discussion The Southeastern Pocket Gopher is active all year, yet stores great quantities of food in its extensive burrow system, which ranges from just below the ground surface to 2 feet (600 mm) deep. (Full text)
The southeastern pocket gopher is a fossorial rodent restricted to well-drained soils in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. (Full text)
The Southeastern Pocket Gopher, Geomys pinetis, is found in areas of sandy soil from central Florida northward. (Full text)
The Southeastern Pocket Gopher is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)More animals beginning with S