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Range DescriptionMerriam's Pocket Gopher is endemic to Mexico, where it is found in the southern part of the Valley of Mexico, Sierra de Las Cruces, Sierra de Ajusco, the Popocatépetl-Iztaccíhutl range, and from Lerma to western Puebla in the Valley of Toluca (Hafner et al. 2005). The species ranges in elevation from 1,800 m to 4,000 m asl (Hafner et al. 2005).