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Grangerimus dakotensis Macdonald 1963 (pocket gopher)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Geomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 46718

Alternative combination: Tenudomys 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 Grangerimus according to J. R. Macdonald 1963

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

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: fossorial browser