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Perognathus stevei Martin 1984 (pocket mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50226

Full reference: J. E. Martin. 1984. A Survey of Tertiary Species of Perognathus (Perognathinae) and a description of a new genus of Heteromyinae,. Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication 9:90-121

Belongs to Perognathus according to J. E. Martin 1984

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 rexroadensis, Perognathus saskatchewanensis, Perognathus strigipredus, Perognathus trojectioansrum

Type specimen: Its type locality is Westend Blowout, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial sandstone/tuff in the Alkali Canyon Formation of Oregon

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 0.997 x 1.120