Townsend's pocket gopher
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Geomyidae
Species : Thomomys townsendii
The Townsend's 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 Townsend's pocket gopher
Niche: Thomomys townsendii is a relict species in California.
Duke DISTRIBUTION, ABUNDANCE, AND SEASONALITY The Townsend's pocket gopher is restricted to a few valleys of the northern Great Basin.
Similar Species While all western pocket gophers are similar, Bottaâ€™s Pocket Gopher in Arizona has more white spots under chin; Camas and Townsendâ€™s pocket gophers are larger; and Western and Mountain pocket gophers have longer, more pointed ears.
Townsend's Pocket Gopher or Thomomys townsendii is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern . (Full text)
The Townsendâ€™s pocket gopher is larger than the other pocket gophers in Idaho: total length is 9 to 13 Â¼ inches (225-354 mm), tail length is 2 to 4 Â½ inches (50-112 mm). (Full text)
Townsend's Pocket Gopher ClassOrderFamilySpecies Mammalia Rodentia Geomyidae Thomomys townsendii Townsend's Pocket Gopher Distribution, Abundance, and Seasonality The Townsend's pocket gopher is restricted to a few valleys of the northern Great Basin. (Full text)
The Townsend's Pocket Gopher is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)More animals beginning with T