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Trivia: Did you know " Tuza" is the Spanish name for Pocket Gopher?
En Espanol Tuza = Pocket Gopher .
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Pockets gophers sometimes seen in lawns, golf courses, gardens and orchards belongs to 3 genera classifications:
- Cratogeomys- This gopher species is large. It has a groove incisors and big powerful fore claws. Its lower and upper incisors are also large. The animal has average size eyes.
- Geomys - These species of gophers on the other hand have small eyes. But it has two grooves on its upper incisors, with strong and big foreclaws.
- Thomyms - This gopher has unique traits. Its pronounced incisors stick out prominently. There are no grooves on the upper incisors. They have small eyes. These gopher species have slender foreclaws and small forelegs.
Know about the different pocket gophers species in North America. We've compiled the most common species of gopher which invades households and facilities. Wildlife professionals and gopher trappers mostly would help you identify the type of gopher in your property. The following are the most common Geomys species in the United States:
The South Eastern Pocket Gopher can mostly be found in North towards Central Florida, South Georgia and South Alabama.
In Florida, we have caught more than a hundred of South Eastern Pocket Gophers (Geomys pinetis). When we relocated in 2008 in High Springs, Florida, I've seen several of this species in short period of time. The High Spring locals used to call these gophers as "Salamanders". Often they also playfully call it "Sandy Mounders". Most people think of these wildlife animals as "gopher tortoise", with others confusing it as moles. There's a sub-species that became extinct and it is called Geomys pinetis goffi.
The South Eastern Pocket Gophers would consume peanuts and sweet potatoes in fields and farms. It would create tunnels underground, which contribute to damages in crops, plants and even livestock like horses and cattle.
The Plains Pocket Gopher - The Plains Pocket Gopher Geomys bursarius - This gopher species can be found mostly in Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Minnesota and Nebraska.
Texas Pocket Gopher Geomys personatus - Texas Pocket Gophers have several different sub-species of geomys; Desert Pocket Gopher Geomys arenarius, Llano Pocket Gopher Geomys texensis, Texas Pocket Gopher Geomys personatus, Baird's Pocket Gopher Geomys breviceps (found in Eastern Texas, West Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas), Atwater's Pocket Gopher Geomys attateri and Jones Pocket Gopher Geomys knoxjonesi.
Crateogeomys Pocket Gophers
Yellow faced Pocket Gopher Cratogeomys castanops - This pocket gophers comes from Crateogeomys species, The Yellow faced Pocket Gopher Cratogeomys castanops (Chihuahua and Coahuila). with a lone sub-species that can be seen in Oklahoma Panhandle, New Mexico, Western Texas, Mexico, Colorado and South Eastern Kansas.
The Thomomys Pocket Gophers (Slender front claws)-
This pocket gopher is known as the Northern Pocket Gopher (Thomomys talpoides). It can be found mostly in South Dakota, Oregon, Washington, New Mexico, Arizona, Wyoming, Nevada, NE California, North Dakota, Idaho, Colorado, Montana and Utah. It can also be seen in Alberta, Manitoba, Sasketewan and British Columbia in Canada.
The Western Pocket Gopher (Thomomys mazama) is quite common in Northern California, Oregon and Washington State. This gopher would like to live in open forest stands and young alpine meadows. It prefers earth with soft, deep volcanic soil.
Botta's Pocket Gopher - Botta's Pocket Gopher Thomomys bottae can mostly be found in the South West towards far North. The areas which these species can often be seen include Oregon, Nevada, Sonora Chihuahua Mexico, Baja California, New Mexico, Colorado, Baja California Sur, Arizona and Utah. They have fur coat with varying colors that often match the soil color of their immediate environment. The male species are usually larger than male gophers. They prefer agricultural areas because of the abundant food supply. However, there are small numbers of species that can be seen in desert locations.
Southern Pocket Gopher (Thomyms umbrinus ) is considered to be endangered gopher species. They can be found Sonora Mexico, New Mexico and Arizona. They can live in areas up to 3000-6000 feet of elevation, usually in shallow, rocky, soil adjacent to oak woodlands.
The Wyoming Pocket Gopher (Thomomyms clusius) can be found mostly in Carbon Counties and Sweetwater in South Central Wyoming. It prefers loose, gravelly soils, and can live up to 8200-11,000 ft elevation.
Idaho Gopher (Thomomyms idahoensis) The name suggest that it can be found in the state of Idaho. However, its main distribution is only in Central Idaho. The Idaho Gopher can also be found in other states such as South Montana, West Wyoming, North East Utah, and West Montana. These gophers would inhabit stony, shallow, soils.
Mountain Pocket Gopher Thomomys montocola These gopher species can mostly be found in Western Nevada, North Central California and 5000 ft range elevation in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. They prefer pastures, open coniferous forests and mountainous meadows. During winter, the gopher would usually work on snow tunnels to hunt and forage food sources. The species are known to breed in the latter part of Spring Season and can have 3-5 offspring in a year.
Townsends Pocket Gopher Thomomys townsendii The female gopher of this species can breed up to twice in a year. It can have around 3 to 6 baby gophers. It can mostly be seen in North East California, South East Oregon, Southern Idaho and Northern Nevada.
Cama's Pocket Gopher Thomomys bulbivorus This species of gophers can mostly be seen in North Western Oregon in the surrounding areas of Willamette Valley. It prefers agricultural fields and known to be a menace in fields. It often consumes alfalfa, potatoes, and grasses, carrots, including roots of nut, fruits and trees.
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