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Perognathus furlongi Gazin 1930 (pocket mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50203

Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1930. A Tertiary vertebrate fauna from the upper Cuyama drainage basin, California. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 404(6):55-76

Belongs to Perognathus according to C. L. Gazin 1930

Sister taxa: Perognathus ancenensis, Perognathus brevidens, Perognathus carpenteri, Perognathus coquorum, Perognathus dunklei, Perognathus flavescens, Perognathus flavus, 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

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Average measurements (in mm): P4 1.20 x 1.25, M1 0.921 x 1.223, M2 0.869 x 1.112, p4 0.895 x 0.878, m1 0.988 x 1.073, m2 0.909 x 1.020