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Cratogeomys merriami Thomas 1893 (Merriam's pocket gopher)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Geomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45353

Alternative combinations: Geomys merriami, Pappogeomys merriami

Synonyms: Cratogeomys estor Merriam 1895 (no. 45349), Cratogeomys fulvescens Merriam 1895 (no. 45350), Cratogeomys perotensis Merriam 1895 (no. 45355)

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

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

Ecology: scansorial insectivore