Gregorymys riograndensis Stevens 1977 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Full reference: M. S. Stevens. 1977. Further study of Castolon Local Fauna (Early Miocene), Big Bend National Park, Texas. The Pearce-Sellards Series 28:1-69

Belongs to Gregorymys according to M. S. Stevens 1977

Sister taxa: Gregorymys curtus, Gregorymys douglassi, Gregorymys formosus, Gregorymys kayi, Gregorymys larsoni, Gregorymys riggsi, Gregorymys veloxikua

Type specimen: TMM 40635-89, a partial skull (ariterior part of skull with associated lower jaws). Its type locality is Castolon (TMM 40635), which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Delaho Formation of Texas.

Ecology: fossorial browser

Distribution:

• Harrisonian of United States (2: Texas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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