Dipodomys spectabilis Merriam 1890 (bannertail kangaroo rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

Belongs to Dipodomys according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Alroy 2002

Sister taxa: Dipodomys agilis, Dipodomys compactus, Dipodomys deserti, Dipodomys gidleyi, Dipodomys hibbardi, Dipodomys ingens, Dipodomys merriami, Dipodomys microps, Dipodomys minor, Dipodomys nitratoides, Dipodomys ordii, Dipodomys pattersoni

Ecology: saltatorial granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (5: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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