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The genus Geomys
Geomys
contains nine species of pocket gophers[1] often collectively referred to as the eastern pocket gophers. Like all pocket gophers, members of this genus are fossorial herbivores. Species[edit]

Geomys

Geomys arenarius
Geomys arenarius
(desert pocket gopher) Geomys attwateri
Geomys attwateri
(Attwater's pocket gopher) Geomys breviceps
Geomys breviceps
(Baird's pocket gopher) Geomys bursarius
Geomys bursarius
(plains pocket gopher) Geomys knoxjonesi
Geomys knoxjonesi
(Knox Jones's pocket gopher) Geomys personatus
Geomys personatus
(Texas pocket gopher) Geomys pinetis
Geomys pinetis
(southeastern pocket gopher) Geomys texensis
Geomys texensis
(Central Texas pocket gopher) Geomys tropicalis
Geomys tropicalis
(tropical pocket gopher)

References[edit]

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Media from Wikimedia Commons Taxonomy from Wikispecies

^ Patton, J.L. (2005). "Family Geomyidae". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal
Mammal
Species
Species
of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 861–864. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 

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Extant species of family Geomyidae (Pocket gophers)

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Rodentia Suborder: Castorimorpha Superfamily: Geomyoidea

Cratogeomys

Yellow-faced pocket gopher
Yellow-faced pocket gopher
(C. castanops) Oriental Basin pocket gopher
Oriental Basin pocket gopher
(C. fulvescens) Smoky pocket gopher
Smoky pocket gopher
(C. fumosus) Merriam's pocket gopher
Merriam's pocket gopher
(C. merriami) Perote pocket gopher
Perote pocket gopher
(C. perotensis) Flat-headed pocket gopher (C. planiceps)

Geomys (Eastern pocket gophers)

Desert pocket gopher
Desert pocket gopher
(G. arenarius) Attwater's pocket gopher
Attwater's pocket gopher
(G. attwateri) Baird's pocket gopher
Baird's pocket gopher
(G. breviceps) Plains pocket gopher
Plains pocket gopher
(G. bursarius) Knox Jones's pocket gopher
Knox Jones's pocket gopher
(G. knoxjonesi) Texas pocket gopher
Texas pocket gopher
(G. personatus) Southeastern pocket gopher
Southeastern pocket gopher
(G. pinetis) Central Texas pocket gopher
Texas pocket gopher
(G. texensis) Tropical pocket gopher
Tropical pocket gopher
(G. tropicalis)

Orthogeomys

Chiriqui pocket gopher
Chiriqui pocket gopher
(O. cavator)

Cherrie's pocket gopher
Cherrie's pocket gopher
(O. cherriei) Oaxacan pocket gopher
Oaxacan pocket gopher
(O. cuniculus) Darien pocket gopher
Darien pocket gopher
(O. dariensis) Giant pocket gopher
Giant pocket gopher
(O. grandis) Variable pocket gopher
Variable pocket gopher
(O. heterodus) Hispid pocket gopher
Hispid pocket gopher
(O. hispidus) Big pocket gopher
Big pocket gopher
(O. lanius) Nicaraguan pocket gopher
Nicaraguan pocket gopher
(O. matagalpae) Thaeler's pocket gopher
Thaeler's pocket gopher
(O. thaeleri) Underwood's pocket gopher
Underwood's pocket gopher
(O. underwoodi)

Pappogeomys

Alcorn's pocket gopher
Alcorn's pocket gopher
(P. alcorni) Buller's pocket gopher
Buller's pocket gopher
(P. bulleri)

Thomomys (Smooth-toothed pocket gophers)

Subgenus Megascapheus

Botta's pocket gopher
Botta's pocket gopher
(T. bottae) Camas pocket gopher
Camas pocket gopher
(T. bulbivorus) Townsend's pocket gopher
Townsend's pocket gopher
(T. townsendii) Southern pocket gopher
Southern pocket gopher
(T. umbrinus)

Subgenus Thomomys

Wyoming pocket gopher
Wyoming pocket gopher
(T. clusius) Idaho pocket gopher
Idaho pocket gopher
(T. idahoensis) Mazama pocket gopher
Mazama pocket gopher
(T. mazama) Mountain pocket gopher
Mountain pocket gopher
(T. monticola) Northern pocket gopher
Northern pocket gopher
(T. talpoides)

Zygogeomys

Michoacan pocket gopher
Michoacan pocket gopher
(Z. trichopus)

Category

Taxon identifiers

Wd: Q1009351 ADW: Geomys EoL: 38840 EPPO: 1GEOMG Fossilworks: 41654 GBIF: 2439369 ITIS: 180214 MSW: 12

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