Cratogeomys merriami Thomas 1893 (Merriam's pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Alternative combinations: Geomys merriami, Pappogeomys merriami

Synonyms: Cratogeomys estor Merriam 1895, Cratogeomys fulvescens Merriam 1895, Cratogeomys perotensis Merriam 1895

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

See also Hall 1981

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

Ecology: fossorial browser

Distribution: found only at Chimalhuacan-Atenco Capa III (Quaternary of Mexico)

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