Entoptychus planifrons Cope 1878 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. On some of the characters of the Miocene fauna of Oregon. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 18(102):63-78

Belongs to Entoptychus according to E. D. Cope 1878

See also Hay 1902

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

Ecology: fossorial browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: Oregon collection)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Oregon)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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