Pocket Gophers

Some articles on pocket gophers, gophers, pocket:

Orthogeomys - Interspecies Interactions - Cophylogeny
... Evidence suggests that a close relationship has existed between pocket gophers and chewing lice for significant periods of time ... By tunneling underground, these gophers are creating a slightly more palatable environment than had existed before, and this environment would become populated with ... environment, but likely also to the gophers who created the tunnels ...
Smooth-toothed Pocket Gopher
... bulbivorus Thomomys bottae Thomomys townsendii Thomomys umbrinus The smooth-toothed pocket gophers, genus Thomomys, are so called because they are among the only pocket gophers without grooves ... They are also called the Western pocket gophers because they are distributed in western North America ... They are considered distinct enough from other pocket gophers to be recognized as a separate subfamily or tribe ...
Geomyoidea - Taxonomy
... Sometimes the pocket gophers and heteromyids are placed as separate subfamilies within a single family (Geomyidae) ... Family †Florentiamyidae Family Geomyidae - pocket gophers Family Heteromyidae - kangaroo rats and mice, pocket mice Cladogram showing interrelationships among ... (1991) Geomyoidea †Eomyidae †Heliscomyidae †Florentiamyidae Geomyidae (pocket gophers) Heteromyidae (kangaroo rats and mice, pocket mice) ...
Smooth-toothed Pocket Gopher - Behavior and Environmental Effects
... Tunneling and mounds Thomomys Pocket gophers live underground and create extensive systems of tunnels through which they traverse ... Effects on Agriculture and Development Thomomys Pocket gophers are able to alter the mineral availability, organic molecule concentration, texture, and moisture content of soil ... different methods that have been used to try and eliminate overpopulation of pocket gophers in certain areas ...

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