Microdipodops Merriam 1891 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Parent taxon: Geomyidae according to Merriam 1891

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Microdipodops megacephalus

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Type: Microdipodops megacephalus

Ecology: saltatorial granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: California, Utah collections)

• Blancan of United States (1: California)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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