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SPECIES Cynomys (Leucocrossuromys) gunnisoni

Author:Baird, 1855.
Citation:Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 7: 334.
Common Name:Gunnison's Prairie Dog
Type Locality:"Cochitope [Cochetopa] Pass of Rocky Mountains." (Saguache Co., Colorado, USA).
Distribution:SE Utah, SW Colorado, NE Arizona, and NW New Mexico (USA).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Leucocrossuromys (Hall, 1981). Reviewed by Pizzimenti and Hoffmann (1973, Mammalian Species No. 25) and Pizzimenti (1976).
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SUBSPECIES gunnisoni

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