Cratogeomys castanops Baird 1852 (yellow-faced pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Alternative combinations: Geomys castanops, Pappogeomys castanops, Pseudostoma castanops

Synonym: Geomys clarkii Baird 1855

Belongs to Cratogeomys according to T. Monterrubio et al. 2000

See also Czaplewski et al. 1999, Hall 1981, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Schultz and Howard 1935 and Wilson and Reeder 1993

Sister taxa: Cratogeomys bensoni, Cratogeomys fumosus, Cratogeomys gymnurus, Cratogeomys merriami, Cratogeomys neglectus, Cratogeomys sansimonensis, Cratogeomys tylorhinus, Cratogeomys zinseri

Ecology: fossorial browser


• Quaternary of Mexico (3 collections), United States (4: New Mexico, Texas)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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