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

 

Distribution

San José Island, Mexico

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

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.

Espinosa-Gayosso, C. V. & Alvarez-Castaneda, S. T. (2006) Status of Dipodomys insularis, an endemic species of San Jose Island, Gulf of California, Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy, 87, 677-682.

Fisher, Diana O. (2011). Trajectories from extinction: where are missing mammals rediscovered? Global Ecology & Biogeography 20: 415-425. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1466-8238.2010.00624.x [Appendix S1]

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T92465716A22228841.en. Downloaded on 15 February 2017.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Jos%C3%A9_Island_kangaroo_rat

 

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