Dipodomys Gray 1841 (kangaroo rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

Parent taxon: Dipodomyinae according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Alroy 2002 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Dipodomys agilis Dipodomys compactus Dipodomys deserti Dipodomys gidleyi Dipodomys hibbardi Dipodomys ingens Dipodomys merriami Dipodomys microps Dipodomys minor Dipodomys nitratoides Dipodomys ordii Dipodomys pattersoni Dipodomys spectabilis

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Ecology: saltatorial granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (2 collections), United States (81: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas, Utah)

• Blancan of United States (35: Arizona, California, Kansas, Nevada)

Total: 118 collections including 141 occurrences

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