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Perognathus pearlettensis Hibbard 1941 (pocket mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50219

Full reference: C. W. Hibbard. 1941. The Borchers fauna, a new Pleistocene interglacial fauna from Meade County, Kansas. State Geological Survey of Kansas Bulletin 38(7):197-220

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 gidleyi, Perognathus henryredfieldi, Perognathus huastecensis, Perognathus inornatus, Perognathus longimembris, Perognathus maldei, Perognathus mclaughlini, Perognathus merriami, Perognathus minutus, Perognathus parvus, Perognathus rexroadensis, Perognathus saskatchewanensis, Perognathus stevei, Perognathus strigipredus, Perognathus trojectioansrum

Type specimen: Its type locality is Borchers, which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in the Crooked Creek Formation of Kansas

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 0.911 x 0.958