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Perognathus maldei Zakrzewski 1969 (pocket mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50213

Full reference: R. J. Zakrzewski. 1969. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 23(1)

Belongs to Perognathus according to R. J. Zakrzewski 1969

Sister taxa: Perognathus ancenensis, Perognathus brevidens, Perognathus carpenteri, Perognathus coquorum, Perognathus dunklei, Perognathus flavescens, Perognathus flavus, Perognathus furlongi, Perognathus gidleyi, Perognathus henryredfieldi, Perognathus huastecensis, Perognathus inornatus, Perognathus longimembris, 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 Hagerman (UM-Ida 1a-65), which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in the Glenns Ferry Formation of Idaho

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Average measurements (in mm): m1 1.02 x 1.10