Dipodomys merriami (rodent)

Mass: 40.4 g based on Kenagy and Bartholomew 1985, Perri and Randall 1999, Djawdan and Garland Jr 1988, Brown and Zeng 1989, Elizalde-Arellano et al. 2010, Hinds and MacMillen 1985, Hinds and Rice-Warner 1992, Lawler and Geluso 1986, Morton et al. 1980, and Yousef et al. 1974

Abundance: 20.92 to 65.54% (median 36.23%)

Latitudinal range: 31.8° to 38.4°

Habitats: desert/xeric shrubland (7) only

Found in 7 samples

United States: Edwards Air Force Base, Fort Bliss, Tonopah Junction, Las Vegas Valley, Santa Rita Experimental Range (1 November 1972), Jornada Validation Site (1971), Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument (Flats)

Size measurements:
♀ body mass32.6 gN = 154Kenagy and Bartholomew 1985
♀ body mass41.9 gN = 9Perri and Randall 1999
♂ body mass36.2 gN = 162Kenagy and Bartholomew 1985
♂ body mass48.9 gN = 15Perri and Randall 1999
body mass35.7 gN = 9Djawdan and Garland Jr 1988
body mass42.8 gN = 968Brown and Zeng 1989
body mass42.6 gN = 26Elizalde-Arellano et al. 2010
body mass35.8 gN = 10Hinds and MacMillen 1985
body mass36.5 gN = 3Hinds and Rice-Warner 1992
body mass33.5 gN = 3Hinds and Rice-Warner 1992
body mass35.6 gN = 19Lawler and Geluso 1986
body mass38.1 gN = 4Morton et al. 1980
body mass33.9 gN = 13Yousef et al. 1974
♀ total body length246 mmN = 4Davis 1941
♀ total body length241 mmN = 6Davis 1941
♂ total body length249 mmN = 6Davis 1941
♂ total body length245 mmN = 4Davis 1941
♀ tail length149 mmN = 4Davis 1941
♀ tail length141 mmN = 6Davis 1941
♂ tail length148 mmN = 6Davis 1941
♂ tail length145 mmN = 4Davis 1941
♀ hind foot length38.5 mmN = 4Davis 1941
♀ hind foot length36.6 mmN = 6Davis 1941
♂ hind foot length38 mmN = 6Davis 1941
♂ hind foot length37 mmN = 4Davis 1941
♀ ear length11.4 mmN = 4Davis 1941
♀ ear length12.4 mmN = 6Davis 1941
♂ ear length11.9 mmN = 6Davis 1941
♂ ear length12.2 mmN = 4Davis 1941

See also Dipodomys, Dipodomys agilis, Dipodomys californicus, Dipodomys deserti, Dipodomys microps, Dipodomys ordii, Dipodomys panamintinus, Dipodomys phillipsii, Dipodomys sp., Dipodomys spectabilis