Protoptychus hatcheri Scott 1895 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Synonym: Protoptychus smithi Wilson 1937

Belongs to Protoptychus according to O. P. Hay 1902

See also Alroy 2002 and Turnbull 1991

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: fossorial browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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