Thomomys talpoides Richardson 1828 (northern pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Alternative combination: Cricetus talpoides

Belongs to Thomomys according to G. S. Morgan and L. F. Rinehart 2007

See also Kurten and Anderson 1980

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

Ecology: fossorial browser


• Quaternary of Canada (4: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), United States (11: Colorado, Kansas, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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