Thomomys bottae Eydoux and Gervais 1836 (Botta's pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Alternative combination: Oryctomys bottae

Belongs to Thomomys according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Thomomys carsonensis, Thomomys gidleyi, Thomomys microdon, Thomomys monticola, Thomomys orientalis, Thomomys potomacensis, Thomomys talpoides, Thomomys townsendii, Thomomys umbrinus

Subtaxa: Thomomys bottae fulvus

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Ecology: fossorial browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), United States (42: Arizona, California, New Mexico, Texas)

• Blancan of United States (1: California)

Total: 44 collections each including a single occurrence

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