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SPECIES Dipodomys ingens

Author:Merriam, 1904.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 17: 141.
Common Name:Giant Kangaroo Rat
Type Locality:USA, California, San Luis Obispo Co., Carrizo Plain, Painted Rock, 20 [=25.5] mi (32 km) SE of Simmler.
Distribution:Western edge of Joaquin Valley, adjacent Carrizo and Elkhorn plains and upper Cuyama Valley of WC California (USA).
Status:U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Critically Endangered; and California Dept. of Fish and Game Endangered. Extirpated over much of its original range.
Comments:Reviewed by Williams and Kilburn (1991, Mammalian Species No. 377) and Williams et al. (1993).
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