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Perognathus coquorum Wood 1935 (pocket mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50195

Alternative combination: Prodipodomys coquorum

Full reference: A. E. Wood. 1935. Evolution and relationships of the heteromyid rodents with new forms from the Tertiary of western North America. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 24:73-262

Belongs to Perognathus according to A. E. Wood 1935

Sister taxa: Perognathus ancenensis, Perognathus brevidens, Perognathus carpenteri, Perognathus dunklei, Perognathus flavescens, Perognathus flavus, Perognathus furlongi, Perognathus gidleyi, Perognathus henryredfieldi, Perognathus huastecensis, Perognathus inornatus, Perognathus longimembris, Perognathus maldei, Perognathus mclaughlini, Perognathus merriami, Perognathus minutus, Perognathus parvus, Perognathus pearlettensis, Perognathus rexroadensis, Perognathus saskatchewanensis, Perognathus stevei, Perognathus strigipredus, Perognathus trojectioansrum

Type specimen: Its type locality is ZXBar, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Snake Creek Formation of Nebraska

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Average measurements (in mm): m1 1.38 x 1.63