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Cratogeomys castanops  (Baird, 1852)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 900158

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Pappogeomys castanops (Baird, 1852)
  Common Name(s): Yellow-faced Pocket Gopher [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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  
                                        GenusCratogeomys Merriam, 1895  
                                           SpeciesCratogeomys castanops (Baird, 1852) – Yellow-faced Pocket Gopher  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Cratogeomys castanops castanops (Baird, 1852)  
                                              Subspecies Cratogeomys castanops consitus Nelson and Goldman, 1934  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hafner, David J., Mark S. Hafner, Gerald L. Hasty, Theresa A. Spradling, and James W. Demastes  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: Evolutionary relationships of pocket gophers   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 89, no. 2   
  Page(s): 190-208   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-2372   
  Notes: doi: 10.1644/07-MAMM-A-001.1   
  Reference for: Cratogeomys castanops, Yellow-faced Pocket Gopher [English]   
  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   
  Reference for: Cratogeomys castanops, Yellow-faced Pocket Gopher [English]   

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



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc) as Pappogeomys castanops  
    Comments: Equalivalent to the 2n=46 cytotype of Berry and Baker (1972) and Lee and Baker (1987), shown by mitochondrial DNA analysis to be phylogenetically separate from the 2n=42 cytotype of these authors (DeWalt et al., 1993a), which is herein referred to as C. goldmani. Largely coincides to the 'excelsus subspecies-group' of Russell (1968b), but contains some taxa in his 'subnubilis subspecies-group (see Davidow-Henry et al., 1989, Mammalian Species No. 338). However, allocations of some taxa bel...  



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