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Dipodomys  Gray, 1841
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180232

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Dipodops Merriam, 1890
 
    Macrocolus Wagner, 1846
 
    Perodipus Fitzinger, 1867
 
  Common Name(s): Kangaroo Rats [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2012   
       

 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  
                                  SuborderCastorimorpha A. E. Wood, 1955  
                                     FamilyHeteromyidae Gray, 1868 – heteromyid rodents, Kangaroo Mice, Kangaroo Rats, Pocket Mice  
                                        SubfamilyDipodomyinae Gervais, 1853  
                                           GenusDipodomys Gray, 1841 – Kangaroo Rats  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Dipodomys agilis Gambel, 1848 – Rata-canguro ágil, Agile Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys californicus Merriam, 1890 – California Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys compactus True, 1889 – Rata-canguro de Del Padre, Gulf Coast Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys deserti Stephens, 1887 – Rata-canguro desértica, Desert Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys elator Merriam, 1894 – Texas Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys gravipes Huey, 1925 – San Quintin Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys heermanni LeConte, 1853 – Heermann's Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys ingens (Merriam, 1904) – Giant Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys merriami Mearns, 1890 – Rata-canguro de Merriam, Merriam's Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys microps (Merriam, 1904) – Chisel-toothed Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys nelsoni Merriam, 1907 – Nelson's Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys nitratoides Merriam, 1894 – San Joaquin Valley Kangaroo Rat, San Joaquin kangaroo rat, Fresno Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys ordii Woodhouse, 1853 – Rata-canguro común, Ord's Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys ornatus Merriam, 1894 – Plateau Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys panamintinus (Merriam, 1894) – Panamint Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys phillipsii Gray, 1841 – Phillips's Kangaroo Rat, Phillips' Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys simulans (Merriam, 1904) – Dulzura Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys spectabilis Merriam, 1890 – Rata-canguro cola de bandera, Banner-tailed Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys stephensi (Merriam, 1907) – Stephens' kangaroo rat, Stephens's Kangaroo Rat 
                                              Species Dipodomys venustus (Merriam, 1904) – Narrow-faced Kangaroo Rat 
       

 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: Dipodomys    
       
  Expert: James L. Patton  
  Notes: Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720   
  Reference for: Dipodomys    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Dipodomys   
       
  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: Dipodomys   
       
  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: Dipodomys   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Dipodomys   
       
  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: Dipodomys, Kangaroo Rats [English]   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Interspecific relationships summarized by Setzer (1949), Lidicker (1960), Johnson and Selander (1971), Stock (1974), Best and Schnell (1974), Schnell et al. (1978), Best (1993d), Baumgardner and Kennedy (1994), and Carrasco (2000). Hall (1981:563-564), Best (1991), and Williams et al. (1993) provide keys to Recent species  
 

 

   

 
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