Phelosaccomys Korth and Reynolds 1994 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Full reference: W. W. Korth and R. E. Reynolds. 1994. A hypsodont gopher (Rodentia, Geomyidae) from the Clarendonian (Miocene) of California. San Bernardino County Museum Association Special Publication 94-1:91-95

Parent taxon: Geomyidae according to W. W. Korth and D. S. Chaney 1999

See also Korth and Reynolds 1994

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

Subtaxa: Phelosaccomys neomexicanus Phelosaccomys shotwelli

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Ecology: fossorial browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (8: California, Nebraska, New Mexico collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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