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Geomys pinetis fontanelus Sherman, 1940

Sherman's pocket gopher

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Geomys fontanelus Sherman, 1940

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1950?

IUCN RedList status: Possibly extinct

 

Sherman's pocket gopher may be extinct (Hafner et al. 1998)

 

Distribution

Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

https://collections.si.edu/search/results.htm?q=record_ID:nmnhvz_7145629

https://collections.si.edu/search/results.htm?q=record_ID:nmnhvz_7145628

 

Media

 

 

References

Golley, F. B. (1962). Mammals of Georgia. Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 218 pp.

Hafner, David J., Yensen, Eric and Kirkland, Gordon L., Jr. (Compilers and editors). (1998). North American Rodents. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN/SSC Rodent Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. x + 171 pp.

Hamilton, W. J. and Whitaker, J. O. (1998). Mammals of the Eastern United States 3rd edition. Cornell University Press.

Morgan, J. (1980). Mammalian status manual, a state by state survey of endangered, threatened, and rare mammals of the United States. Rastham, Massachusetts: Linton Publishing Company, 42pp.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/19144/geomys-pinetis-fontanelus-shermans-pocket

 

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