Pleurolicus dakotensis Wood 1936 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Full reference: A. E. Wood. 1936. Geomyid rodents from the Middle Tertiary. American Museum Novitates 866

Belongs to Pleurolicus according to W. W. Korth 1996

See also Wood 1936

Sister taxa: Pleurolicus exiguus, Pleurolicus hemingfordensis, Pleurolicus sellardsi, Pleurolicus sulcifrons

Type specimen: Its type locality is AMNH Rosebud 31, which is in an Arikareean terrestrial horizon in South Dakota

Ecology: fossorial browser

Distribution:

• Arikareean of United States (1: South Dakota collection)

• Oligocene of United States (2: South Dakota)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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