Eastern pocket gophers
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Geomyidae
Genus : Geomys
Animals in the genus Geomys
|Plains pocket gopher|
Facts about the genus Geomys, the eastern pocket gophers
Because of this preference, the distribution of Geomys is often patchy, closely tracking the local soils.
Habitat and Ecology Geomys is described as preferring loose, sandy soils in open or sparsely wooded areas.
Scientific name: The genus name Geomys is from the Greek words geo (earth) and mys (mouse).
When Geomys is present, Pappogeomys is restricted to denser, shallower soils on interfluves *14*.
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