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Thomomys townsendii (Townsend's pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Geomyidae

Taxonomy
Geomys townsendii was named by Bachman (1839). It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Thomomys umbrinus by Hall (1981); it was recombined as Thomomys townsendii by Thaeler (1968), Kurten and Anderson (1980), Patton et al. (1984), Patton and Smith (1989), Rogers (1991) and Wilson and Reeder (1993).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1839Geomys townsendii Bachman
1921Thomomys scudderi Hay
1931Thomomys townsendi Elftman p. 10
1968Thomomys townsendii Thaeler
1980Thomomys townsendii Kurten and Anderson p. 225
1984Thomomys townsendii Patton and et al.
1989Thomomys townsendii Patton and Smith
1991Thomomys townsendii Rogers
1993Thomomys townsendii Wilson and Reeder

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
superfamilyGeomyoideaBonaparte 1845
familyGeomyidaeBonaparte 1845
genusThomomysWied-Neuwied 1839
speciestownsendii(Bachman 1839)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available