Geomys Rafinesque 1817 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Synonym: Parageomys Hibbard 1944

Parent taxon: Geomyidae according to Rafinesque 1817

See also Dalquest and Schultz 1992, Gray 1825, Hall 1981, Hay 1902, Kurten and Anderson 1980, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Wilson and Reeder 1993

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

Subtaxa: Geomys adamsi Geomys bisulcatus Geomys bursarius Geomys carranzai Geomys jacobi Geomys lutescens Geomys pinetis Geomys quinni Geomys tobinensis

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Ecology: fossorial browser


• Quaternary of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (137: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (33: Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (1), United States (1: Indiana)

• Miocene of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 174 collections including 176 occurrences

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