Dipodomys merriami insularis Merriam, 1907

San José Island kangaroo rat



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Dipodomys insularis Merriam, 1907


Conservation Status

Last record: 1989

Rediscovered in 2005

IUCN RedList status: Not evaluated as a subspecies



San José Island, Mexico












Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T., Lidicker, W. Z., Jr. and Rios, E. 2009. Revision of the Dipodomys merriami complex in the Baja California peninsula. Journal of Mammalogy 90: 992-1008.

Hafner, D.J., Yensen, E. and Kirkland, G.L., Jr. 1998. Status survey and conservation action plan - North American Rodents. IUCN/SSC Rodent Specialist Group, Gland, Switzerland. [relevant citation?]

Timm, R., Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T. & Lacher, T. 2016. Dipodomys merriami. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T92465716A22228841. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T92465716A22228841.en. Downloaded on 15 February 2017.



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