Family: Heteromyidae, Pocket Mice and Kangaroo Rats view all from this family
Description Large, with grayish fur washed with yellow on back and rump, whitish underparts, and a long bicolored tail with a strong terminal crest
Dimensions 206-240mm, 76-140mm, 25-38g; / 176-228mm, 86-125mm, 24-37g
Habitat Grasslands & prairies, Deserts
Range Southwest, California
Discussion Inhabits Sonoran Desert and favors pebbly soils marking transition from sandy flats to rocky slopes.