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Pleurolicus sulcifrons Cope 1878 (pocket gopher)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Geomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50492

Synonyms: Grangerimus oregonensis Wood 1936 (no. 46720), Pleurolicus copei Wood 1936 (no. 50486), Pleurolicus diplophysus Cope 1881 (no. 50488)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. On some of the characters of the Miocene fauna of Oregon. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 18(102):63-78

Belongs to Pleurolicus according to W. W. Korth 1996

Sister taxa: Pleurolicus clasoni, Pleurolicus dakotensis, Pleurolicus exiguus, Pleurolicus hemingfordensis, Pleurolicus sellardsi, Grangerimus dakotensis

Ecology: fossorial browser

Average measurements (in mm): m1 1.65 x 2.17