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Perognathus minutus James 1963 (pocket mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50216

Full reference: G. T. James. 1963. Paleontology and nonmarine stratigraphy of the Cuyama Valley badlands, California; Part 1, Geology, faunal interpretations, and systematic descriptions of Chiroptera, Insectivora, and Rodentia. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 45:1-154

Belongs to Perognathus according to G. T. James 1963

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 maldei, Perognathus mclaughlini, Perognathus merriami, Perognathus parvus, Perognathus pearlettensis, Perognathus rexroadensis, Perognathus saskatchewanensis, Perognathus stevei, Perognathus strigipredus, Perognathus trojectioansrum

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Average measurements (in mm): P4 0.966 x 1.007, M1 0.822 x 1.052, M2 0.794 x 1.032, p4 0.790 x 0.740, m1 0.861 x 0.929, m2 0.840 x 0.920