Geomys bursarius Shaw 1800 (plains pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Alternative combinations: Mus bursarius, Pseudostoma bursarius

Synonym: Geomys parvidens Gidley 1922

Belongs to Geomys according to W. W. Dalquest and G. E. Schultz 1992

See also Gidley 1922, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Leidy 1860

Sister taxa: Geomys adamsi, Geomys bisulcatus, Geomys carranzai, Geomys jacobi, Geomys lutescens, Geomys pinetis, Geomys quinni, Geomys tobinensis

Ecology: fossorial browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (30: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia collections)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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