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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Castorimorpha
Familia: Geomyidae
Genus: Geomys
Species: G. arenarius - G. attwateri - G. breviceps - G. bursarius - G. knoxjonesi - G. personatus - G. pinetis - G. texensis - G. tropicalis


Geomys Rafinesque, 1817


* Geomys on Mammal Species of the World.
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder

Vernacular names

The genus 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.


* Geomys
o Geomys arenarius (Desert pocket gopher)
o Geomys attwateri (Attwater's pocket gopher)
o Geomys breviceps (Baird's pocket gopher)
o Geomys bursarius (Plains pocket gopher)
o Geomys knoxjonesi (Knox Jones's pocket gopher)
o Geomys personatus (Texas pocket gopher)
o Geomys pinetis (Southeastern pocket gopher)
o Geomys texensis (Llano pocket gopher)
o Geomys tropicalis (Tropical pocket gopher)


1. ^ Patton, James L. (16 November 2005). "Family Geomyidae (pp. 859-870)". In Wilson, Don E., and Reeder, DeeAnn M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2 vols. (2142 pp.). pp. 861-864. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/browse.asp?id=12800053.

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