†subfamily Entoptychinae Miller and Gidley 1918 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Synonym: Pleurolicinae Rensberger 1973

Parent taxon: Geomyidae according to W. W. Korth 1996

Sister taxa: Cratogeomys, Geomyinae, Geomys, Microdipodops, Mojavemys, Nerterogeomys, Orthogeomys, Pappogeomys, Phelosaccomys, Pleurolicus, Pliogeomys, Pliosaccomys, Progeomys, Protoptychus, Reynoldsomys, Tenudomys, Thomomys, Zygogeomys

Subtaxa: Entoptychus Gregorymys Ziamys

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Ecology: fossorial browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (8: Colorado, Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (25: Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (16: Florida, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of United States (10: Florida, Nebraska, South Dakota)

• Eocene of Mexico (1)

Total: 60 collections including 65 occurrences

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