Pliogeomys Hibbard 1954 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Full reference: C. W. Hibbard. 1954. A New Pliocene Vertebrate Fauna From Oklahoma. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters 39:339-359

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

See also Hibbard 1954 and McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Pliogeomys buisi Pliogeomys parvus Pliogeomys russelli

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Type: Pliogeomys buisi

Ecology: fossorial browser

Distribution:

• Blancan of United States (7: Idaho collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (5: Nebraska, Oklahoma)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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