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SPECIES Geomys texensis

Author:Merriam, 1895.
Citation:N. Amer. Fauna, 8: 137.
Common Name:Central Texas Pocket Gopher.
Type Locality:USA, Texas, Mason Co., Mason.
Distribution:SC Texas (USA).
Status:IUCN Lowered Risk (nt) as G. texensis and as G. t. bakeri.
Comments:Considered a subspecies of bursarius by Hall (1981) and Patton (1993). Block and Zimmerman (1991), Smolen et al. (1993), and Jolley et al. (2000) provided evidence for species status. Reviewed by Cramer and Cameron (2001, Mammalian Species No. 679).
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SUBSPECIES texensis

SUBSPECIES bakeri

SUBSPECIES llanensis

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