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Tenudomys dakotensis Macdonald 1963 (pocket gopher)

Mammalia - Glires - Geomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52170

Alternative combination: Grangerimus dakotensis

Full reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1963. The Miocene faunas from the Wounded Knee area of western South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 125(3):139-238

Belongs to Tenudomys according to W. W. Korth 1993

Sister taxa: Tenudomys basilaris, Tenudomys bodei, Tenudomys macdonaldi, Tenudomys ridgeviewensis, Tenudomys titanus

Type specimen: SDSM 54248, a partial skull (partial cranium, with P4-M3). Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-541), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore