Entoptychus grandiplanus Korth 1992 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Full reference: W. W. Korth. 1992. Fossil small mammals from the Harrison Formation (late Arikareean: earliest Miocene), Cherry County, Nebraska. Annals of Carnegie Museum 61(2):69-132

Belongs to Entoptychus according to W. W. Korth 1992

Sister taxa: Entoptychus basilaris, Entoptychus cavifrons, Entoptychus crassiramis, Entoptychus fieldsi, Entoptychus germannorum, Entoptychus individens, Entoptychus lambdoideus, Entoptychus leptophrys, Entoptychus minor, Entoptychus montanensis, Entoptychus planifrons, Entoptychus productidens, Entoptychus rostratus, Entoptychus sheppardi, Entoptychus sperryi, Entoptychus transitorius, Entoptychus wheelerensis, Palustrimus lewisi

Type specimen: Its type locality is McCann Canyon Quarry, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Harrison Formation of Nebraska

Ecology: fossorial browser

Distribution:

• Harrisonian of United States (5: Nebraska collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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