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Cratogeomys castanops Baird 1852 (yellow-faced pocket gopher)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Geomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45348

Alternative combinations: Geomys castanops, Pappogeomys castanops, Pseudostoma castanops

Synonym: Geomys clarkii Baird 1855 (taxon 46613)

Belongs to Cratogeomys according to T. Monterrubio et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Cratogeomys bensoni, Cratogeomys fumosus, Cratogeomys gymnurus, Cratogeomys merriami, Cratogeomys neglectus, Cratogeomys sansimonensis, Cratogeomys tylorhinus, Cratogeomys zinseri

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): skull 44.2 x 27.5