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Cynomys parvidens  J. A. Allen, 1905
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180187

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Utah Prairie Dog [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderSciuromorpha Brandt, 1855 – squirrels  
                                     FamilySciuridae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – squirrels, marmots, chipmunks  
                                        SubfamilyXerinae Osborn, 1910  
                                           TribeMarmotini Pocock, 1923 – Holarctic ground squirrels  
                                              GenusCynomys Rafinesque, 1817 – Prairie Dogs  
                                                 SubgenusCynomys (Leucocrossuromys) Hollister, 1916  
                                                    SpeciesCynomys parvidens J. A. Allen, 1905 – Utah Prairie Dog  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Cynomys parvidens    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, website (version 2000)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: http://www.redlist.org/   
  Reference for: Cynomys parvidens   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cynomys parvidens   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cynomys parvidens   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., and Robert S. Hoffman / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Sciuridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 754-818   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cynomys parvidens, Utah Prairie Dog [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., John L. Koprowski, Michael A. Steele, and James F. Whatton  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Squirrels of the World   
  Page(s): vii + 459   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-4214-0469-9   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cynomys parvidens, Utah Prairie Dog [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Final Rule To Reclassify the Utah Prairie Dog as Threatened, With Special Rule To Allow Regulated Taking   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 49, no. 104   
  Page(s): 22330-22334   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cynomys parvidens, Utah Prairie Dog [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revised 90-Day Finding on a Petition To Reclassify the Utah Prairie Dog From Threatened to Endangered   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 76, no. 119   
  Page(s): 36053-36068   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cynomys parvidens   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Cynomys parvidens   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Cynomys parvidens, Utah Prairie Dog [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: U.S. ESA - Threatened; IUCN - Lower Risk (conservation dependent)  
    Comments: Subgenus Leucocrossuromys (Hall, 1981). Reviewed by Pizzimenti and Collier (1975, Mammalian Species No. 52) and Pizzimenti and Nadler (1972)  
    US ESA: Change in status from Endangered to Threatened, as published in Federal Register Volume 49, Number 104, Pages 22330 - 22334, May 29, 1984  
    US ESA: Petition to reclassify from Threatened to Endangered not substantial and not initiating status review according to 90-day petition finding, as published in Federal Register Volume 76, Number 119, Pages 36053 - 36068, July 21, 2011  
 

 

   

 
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