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SPECIES Dipodomys spectabilis

Author:Merriam, 1890.
Citation:N. Am. Fauna, 4: 46.
Common Name:Banner-tailed Kangaroo Rat
Type Locality:USA, Arizona, Cochise Co., Dos Cabezos [=Dos Cabezas].
Distribution:SC Arizona, New Mexico, W Texas (USA) south to N Sonora, Chihuahua and San Luis Potosi (Mexico).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Revised by Nader (1978) who included nelsoni; but also see Anderson (1972), Matson (1980), Hall (1981:581), and Williams et al. (1993) who presented evidence of specific distinctness. Reviewed by Best (1988a, Mammalian Species No. 311). Subspecies listed by Best (1988a) and Williams et al. (1993).
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SUBSPECIES spectabilis

SUBSPECIES baileyi

SUBSPECIES cratodon

SUBSPECIES intermedius

SUBSPECIES perblandus

SUBSPECIES zygomaticus

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