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SPECIES Dipodomys agilis

Author:Gambel, 1848.
Citation:Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 4: 77.
Common Name:Agile Kangaroo Rat
Type Locality:USA, California, Los Angeles Co., Los Angeles (see Grinnell, 1922).
Distribution:SW and SC California (USA).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Specific distinctness of northern populations with 2n=62 (agilis) from southern forms with 2n=60 (simulans) documented by Best et al. (1986) and Sullivan and Best (1997a). Reviewed, in part, by Best (1978, 1983a) and Lackey (1967); see also Hall (1981:1179). Sullivan and Best (1997) and Williams et al. (1993) each listed two valid subspecies, with synonyms.
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SUBSPECIES agilis

SUBSPECIES perplexus

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