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Thomomys bottae Eydoux and Gervais 1836 (Botta's pocket gopher)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Geomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52275

Alternative combination: Oryctomys bottae

Belongs to Thomomys according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Thomomys carsonensis, Thomomys gidleyi, Thomomys microdon, Thomomys monticola, Thomomys orientalis, Thomomys potomacensis, Thomomys talpoides, Thomomys townsendii, Thomomys umbrinus

Subtaxa: Thomomys bottae fulvus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): skull 36.9 x 22.7