Geomys Rafinesque 1817 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Synonym: Parageomys Hibbard 1944

Parent taxon: Geomyidae according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Alroy 2002, Dalquest and Schultz 1992, Gray 1825, Hall 1981, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Wilson and Reeder 1993

Sister taxa: Cratogeomys, Entoptychinae, 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

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (134: 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 (32: Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas)

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

Total: 169 collections including 171 occurrences

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