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Perognathus gidleyi Hibbard 1941 (pocket mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50204

Full reference: C. W. Hibbard. 1941. New Mammals from the Rexroad Fauna, Upper Pliocene of Kansas. American Midland Naturalist 26(2):337-368

Belongs to Perognathus according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

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

Average measurements (in mm): P4 1.03 x 1.19, M1 0.890 x 1.240, M2 0.790 x 1.070, m1 1.03 x 1.15