Geomys pinetis fontanelus Sherman, 1940

Sherman's pocket gopher

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Geomys fontanelus Sherman, 1940

 

Conservation Status

Missing

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 & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

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

http://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.

Hall, E. R. (1981). The Mammals of North America, second edition. Vols. I & II. John Wiley & Sons, New York, New York. 1181 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.

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

 

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