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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohors: Theria
Cohors: Eutheria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Castorimorpha

Familia: Geomyidae
Genus: Orthogeomys
Species: Orthogeomys cavator
Subspecies: O. c. cavator – O. c. nigrescens – O. c. pansa

Orthogeomys cavator (Bangs, 1902)

Orthogeomys cavator in Mammal Species of the World.
Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (Editors) 2005. Mammal Species of the World – A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4.
IUCN: Orthogeomys cavator (Bangs, 1902) (Least Concern)

Vernacular names
English: Chiriqui Pocket Gopher

The Chiriqui pocket gopher (Heterogeomys cavator) is a species of rodent in the family Geomyidae. It is found in Costa Rica and Panama.[2] Some authors classify it in the genus Orthogeomys, but recent research has allowed this and its related species to be classified in the genus Heterogeomys.[3]

Samudio, R. (2016). "Orthogeomys cavator". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T15544A22214782. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T15544A22214782.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
"Heterogeomys cavator". ASM Mammal Diversity Database. 1.7. American Society of Mammalogists. Retrieved 22 November 2021.
Spradling, T. A.; Demastes, J. W.; Hafner, D. J.; Milbach, P. L.; Cervantes, F. A.; Hafner, M. S. (2016). "Systematic revision of the pocket gopher genus". Journal of Mammalogy. 97 (2): 405–423. doi:10.1093/jmammal/gyv185.

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