Nerterogeomys Gazin 1942 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Parent taxon: Geomyidae according to T. S. Kelly 1997

See also Czaplewski 1987, Czaplewski 1990, Hibbard 1967, Korth 1995, Kurten and Anderson 1980, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Tomida 1987

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

Subtaxa: Nerterogeomys anzensis Nerterogeomys garbanii Nerterogeomys minor Nerterogeomys paenebursarius Nerterogeomys persimilis Nerterogeomys smithi

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Ecology: fossorial browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (10: Arizona, California collections)

• Blancan of Mexico (2), United States (39: Arizona, California, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas)

Total: 51 collections including 63 occurrences

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