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SPECIES Cynomys (Leucocrossuromys) leucurus

Author:Merriam, 1890.
Citation:N. Am. Fauna, 3: 59.
Common Name:White-tailed Prairie Dog
Type Locality:"Fort Bridger, [Uinta Co.] Wyoming" (Merriam, 1890:33).
Distribution:SC Montana, W and C Wyoming, NE Utah, and NW Colorado (USA).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Leucocrossuromys (Hall, 1981). Reviewed by Clark et al. (1971, Mammalian Species No. 7) and Pizzimenti (1976).
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