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Orthogeomys grandis  (Thomas, 1893)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 625207

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Giant Pocket Gopher [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  
                                  SuborderCastorimorpha A. E. Wood, 1955  
                                     FamilyGeomyidae Bonaparte, 1845 – Pocket Gophers  
                                        GenusOrthogeomys Merriam, 1895 – Giant Pocket Gophers  
                                           SubgenusOrthogeomys (Orthogeomys) Merriam, 1895  
                                              SpeciesOrthogeomys grandis (Thomas, 1893) – Giant Pocket Gopher  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Subspecies Orthogeomys grandis alleni Nelson and Goldman, 1930  
                                                 Subspecies Orthogeomys grandis alvarezi Schaldach, 1966  
                                                 Subspecies Orthogeomys grandis annexus Nelson and Goldman, 1933  
                                                 Subspecies Orthogeomys grandis carbo Goodwin, 1956  
                                                 Subspecies Orthogeomys grandis engelhardi Felten, 1957  
                                                 Subspecies Orthogeomys grandis felipensis Nelson and Goldman, 1930  
                                                 Subspecies Orthogeomys grandis grandis (Thomas, 1893)  
                                                 Subspecies Orthogeomys grandis guerrerensis Nelson and Goldman, 1930  
                                                 Subspecies Orthogeomys grandis huixtlae Villa, 1944  
                                                 Subspecies Orthogeomys grandis latifrons Merriam, 1895  
                                                 Subspecies Orthogeomys grandis nelsoni Merriam, 1895  
                                                 Subspecies Orthogeomys grandis pluto Lawrence, 1933  
                                                 Subspecies Orthogeomys grandis pygacanthus Dickey, 1928  
                                                 Subspecies Orthogeomys grandis scalops (Thomas, 1894)  
                                                 Subspecies Orthogeomys grandis soconuscensis Villa, 1949  
                                                 Subspecies Orthogeomys grandis vulcani Nelson and Goldman, 1931  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: James L. Patton  
  Notes: Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720   
  Reference for: Orthogeomys grandis    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  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: Orthogeomys grandis   
       
  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: Orthogeomys grandis, Giant Pocket Gopher [English]   
       
  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: Orthogeomys grandis, Giant Pocket Gopher [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Subgenus Orthogeomys. Burt and Stirton (1961) and Hall (1981) included pygacanthus in grandis; Russell (1968a) considered it a distinct species  
 

 

   

 
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