Cynomys ludovicianus

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Cynomys ludovicianus

see prairie dog.
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Summary of black-tailed prairie dog population estimates.
KNOWLES, FAUNA WEST WILDLIFE CONSULTANTS, A SUMMARY OF BLACK-TAILED PRAIRIE DOG ABUNDANCE AND DISTRIBUTION ON THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN GREAT PLAINS (1995).
Black-tailed prairie dogs and the structure of avian communities on the shortgrass plains.
All monitored nests in grassland areas on the Armendaris Ranch were associated with black-tailed prairie dog colonies.
As a consequence of the prairie dog's precarious position, Sharps, along with the Biodiversity Legal Foundation (BLF) in Colorado, filed a petition in October 1994 to list the black-tailed prairie dog as a Category 2 species under the Endangered Species Act.
Sites Moore Waco Mammoth Laubach Friesenhahn Species Pit Site Cave Cave Sorex cinereus Masked shrew Blarina brevicauda x Short-tailed shrew Cynomys ludovicianus x + Black-tailed prairie dog Geomys bursarius + + + Plains pocket gopher Thomomys bottae Botta's pocket gopher Peromyscus nasutus x Rock mouse Baiomys taylori Northern pygmy mouse Onychomys leucogaster Short-tailed grasshopper mouse Microtus ochrogaster Prairie vole Microtus pennsylvanicus Meadow vole Microtus sp.
The strata were: (1) a Mountain Plover Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) in Valley County, (2) all active black-tailed prairie dog colonies in Phillips County (there was none in Valley County), and (3) all other habitats surrounding these strata south of U.
Black-tailed prairie dogs are legally classified as varmints.
Fish and Wildlife Service is presently considering whether the black-tailed prairie dog, the same species poisoned at the prison, needs listing under the ESA.