Thomomys townsendii Bachman 1839 (Townsend's pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Alternative combinations: Geomys townsendii, Thomomys townsendi

Synonym: Thomomys scudderi Hay 1921

Belongs to Thomomys according to D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder 1993

See also Elftman 1931, Hall 1981 and Kurten and Anderson 1980

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

Ecology: fossorial browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: Idaho, Oregon collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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