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Southeastern Pocket Gopher Geomys pinetis


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Family: Geomyidae, Pocket Gophers view all from this family

Description Various shades of brown that vary according to soil color. Short, nearly naked tail.

Dimensions 215-324mm, 57-120mm, 135-208g

Habitat Forests & woodlands, Grasslands & prairies, Meadows & fields

Range Southeast, Florida

Discussion Only gopher in range. Inhabits deep, sandy soils in long-leaf pine forests. Can be a pest in orchards and lawns.