Mojavemys galushai Korth and Chaney 1999 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Full reference: W. W. Korth and D. S. Chaney. 1999. A New Subfamily of Geomyoid Rodents (Mammalia) and a Possible Origin of Geomyidae. Journal of Paleontology 73(6):1191-1200

Belongs to Mojavemys according to W. W. Korth and D. S. Chaney 1999

Sister taxa: Mojavemys alexandrae, Mojavemys lophatus, Mojavemys magnumarcus, Mojavemys mascallensis, Mojavemys wilsoni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Santa Cruz, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Tesuque Formation of New Mexico

Ecology: fossorial browser


• Miocene of United States (2: New Mexico collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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