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SPECIES Dipodomys deserti

Author:Stephens, 1887.
Citation:Am. Nat., 21: 42.
Common Name:Desert Kangaroo Rat
Type Locality:USA, California, San Bernardino, Mohave River (3 to 4 mi [5-7 km] from, and opposite, Hesperia; see Hall, 1981:588).
Distribution:Deserts of E California, to S and W Nevada, SW Utah, W and SC Arizona (USA), NW Sonora and NE Baja California (Mexico).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Revised by Nader (1978). Reviewed by Best et al. (1989, Mammalian Species No. 339). Williams et al. (1993) regard each named form as valid subspecies.
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SUBSPECIES deserti

SUBSPECIES aquilus

SUBSPECIES arizonae

SUBSPECIES sonoriensis

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