Stephens's kangaroo rat

Stephens's kangaroo rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Heteromyidae
Subfamily : Dipodomyinae
Species : Dipodomys stephensi


The Stephens' kangaroo rat is listed as Conservation Dependent (LR/cd), the focus of a continuing taxon-specific or habitat-specific conservation programme targeted towards the taxon in question, the cessation of which would result in the taxon qualifying for one of the threatened categories below within a period of five years, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Stephens
A young / baby of a Stephens is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Stephens group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
United States
Stephens's kangaroo rat habitats
Grassland and Temperate Grassland

Facts about the Stephens's kangaroo rat

The endangered Stephen's kangaroo rat (Dipodomys stephensi) is also associated in part with coastal sage scrub. (Full text)

The Stephens's Kangaroo Rat is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

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