FHSM VP-18815
Geomys (Rafinesque, 1817)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Geomys
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Mammalia
Author
Rafinesque
Order
Rodentia
Year
1817
Family
Geomyidae
Collected by
Martin, E.A. et al.
Date Collected
Summer 2004
Identified By
Martin, R.A.
Date Identified
Type
Number of Pieces
1
Description
Skull; Isolated Teeth, P4

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Meade
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Formation
Crooked Creek
Member
Atwater
Zone
Bed
Local Fauna

Chronostratigraphy

Biostratigraphy

Earliest Era
Cenozoic
Latest Era
Cenozoic
Earliest Period
Tertiary
Latest Period
Tertiary
Earliest Epoch
Pliocene
Latest Epoch
Pliocene
Earliest Age
Latest Age
Lowest Zone
Blancan
Highest Zone
Blancan

Publications (1 of 1)

Martin, R.A., 2016. Geomys tyrioni, a new species of early Pleistocene dwarf pocket gopher from the Meade Basin of southwestern Kansas. Journal of Mammalogy, 97:949-959