Mojavemys Lindsay 1972 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Full reference: E. H. Lindsay. 1972. Small mammal fossils from the Barstow Formation, California. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 93:1-104

Parent taxon: Geomyidae according to E. H. Lindsay 1972

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Mojavemys alexandrae Mojavemys galushai Mojavemys lophatus Mojavemys magnumarcus Mojavemys mascallensis Mojavemys wilsoni

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Type: Mojavemys alexandrae

Ecology: fossorial browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (25: California, Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

Total: 25 collections including 26 occurrences

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