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The genus GEOMYS contains nine species of pocket gophers often collectively referred to as the EASTERN POCKET GOPHERS. Like all pocket gophers, members of this genus are fossorial herbivores .

SPECIES

* GEOMYS

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

REFERENCES

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* Media from 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
OCLC
62265494 .

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Extant species of family Geomyidae (Pocket gophers)

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

CRATOGEOMYS

* Yellow-faced pocket gopher (C. castanops) * Smoky pocket gopher (C. fumosus) * Merriam\'s pocket gopher (C. merriami)

Geomys (Eastern pocket gophers)

* Desert pocket gopher (G. arenarius) * Attwater\'s pocket gopher (G. attwateri) * Baird\'s pocket gopher (G. breviceps) * Plains pocket gopher (G. bursarius) * Knox Jones\'s pocket gopher (G. knoxjonesi) * Texas pocket gopher
Texas pocket gopher
(G. personatus) * 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 (O. cavator)

* 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 (O. hispidus) * Big pocket gopher
Big pocket gopher
(O. lanius) * Nicaraguan pocket gopher
Nicaraguan pocket gopher
(O. matagalpae) * Thaeler\'s pocket gopher (O. thaeleri) * Underwoo