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Thomomys (Megascapheus)  Elliot, 1903
Taxonomic Serial No.: 900156

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subgenus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderCastorimorpha A. E. Wood, 1955  
                                     FamilyGeomyidae Bonaparte, 1845 – Pocket Gophers  
                                        GenusThomomys Wied-Neuwied, 1839 – Smooth-toothed Pocket Gophers, Western Pocket Gophers  
                                           SubgenusThomomys (Megascapheus) Elliot, 1903  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Thomomys atrovarius J. A. Allen, 1898 – Black-and-Brown Pocket Gopher 
                                              Species Thomomys bottae (Eydoux and Gervais, 1836) – Tuza de Botta, Botta's Pocket Gopher 
                                              Species Thomomys bulbivorus (Richardson, 1829) – Camas Pocket Gopher 
                                              Species Thomomys townsendii (Bachman, 1839) – Townsend's Pocket Gopher 
                                              Species Thomomys umbrinus (Richardson, 1829) – Tuza mexicana, Southern Pocket Gopher 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hafner, Mark S., Amber R. Gates, Verity L. Mathis, James W. Demastes, and David J. Hafner  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Redescription of the pocket gopher Thomomys atrovarius from the Pacific coast of mainland Mexico   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 92, no. 6   
  Page(s): 1367-1382   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-2372   
  Notes: doi: 10.1644/10-MAMM-A-285.1   
  Reference for: Thomomys (Megascapheus)   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Thomomys (Megascapheus)   

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