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Thomomys townsendii Bachman 1839 (Townsend's pocket gopher)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Geomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52282

Alternative combinations: Geomys townsendii, Thomomys townsendi

Synonym: Thomomys scudderi Hay 1921 (taxon 161271)

Belongs to Thomomys according to D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder 1993

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

Ecology: scansorial insectivore