†subfamily Geomyinae Bonaparte 1845 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Parent taxon: Geomyidae according to S. R. May et al. 2011

See also Korth 1987

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

Subtaxa: Parapliosaccomys Prothomomys

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Ecology: fossorial browser

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (4: California, Nevada, Oregon collections)

• Miocene of United States (17: Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Eocene of Mexico (1)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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