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Perognathus rexroadensis Hibbard 1950 (pocket mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50222

Full reference: C. W. Hibbard. 1950. Mammals of the Rexroad Formation from Fox Canyon, Kansas. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 8(6):113-192

Belongs to Perognathus according to C. W. Hibbard 1950

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 pearlettensis, Perognathus saskatchewanensis, Perognathus stevei, Perognathus strigipredus, Perognathus trojectioansrum

Type specimen: Its type locality is Fox Canyon, which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in the Rexroad Formation of Kansas

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Average measurements (in mm): m1 1.18 x 1.29