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Geomys bursarius Shaw 1800 (plains pocket gopher)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Geomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 46610

Alternative combinations: Mus bursarius, Pseudostoma bursarius

Synonym: Geomys parvidens Gidley 1922 (taxon 46624)

Belongs to Geomys according to W. W. Dalquest and G. E. Schultz 1992

Sister taxa: Geomys adamsi, Geomys bisulcatus, Geomys carranzai, Geomys jacobi, Geomys lutescens, Geomys pinetis, Geomys quinni, Geomys tobinensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 1.24 x 2.50