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Pleurolicus sellardsi Hibbard and Wilson 1950 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Glires - Geomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50491

Alternative combination: Grangerimus sellardsi

Full reference: C. W. Hibbard and J. A. Wilson. 1950. A New Rodent from Subsurface Stratum in Bee County, Texas. Journal of Paleontology 24(5):621-623

Belongs to Pleurolicus according to W. W. Korth 1996

Sister taxa: Pleurolicus dakotensis, Pleurolicus exiguus, Pleurolicus hemingfordensis, Pleurolicus sulcifrons

Type specimen: Its type locality is North Pettus, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in Texas

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 1.50 x 1.85