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Pleurolicus Cope 1878 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Glires - Geomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41665

Synonym: Grangerimus Wood 1936 (taxon 46717)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. On some of the characters of the Miocene fauna of Oregon. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 18(102):63-78

Parent taxon: Geomyidae according to M. C. McKenna and S. K. Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Cratogeomys, Entoptychinae, Geomyinae, Geomys, Microdipodops, Mojavemys, Nerterogeomys, Orthogeomys, Pappogeomys, Phelosaccomys, Pliogeomys, Pliosaccomys, Progeomys, Protoptychus, Reynoldsomys, Tenudomys, Thomomys, Zygogeomys

Subtaxa: Pleurolicus dakotensis, Pleurolicus exiguus, Pleurolicus hemingfordensis, Pleurolicus sellardsi, Pleurolicus sulcifrons

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Type: Pleurolicus sulcifrons

Ecology: scansorial insectivore