Tunnel-construction methods and foraging path of a fossorial herbivore, Geomys
breviceps maintain an intricate burrow complex that can reach 180 m in length (Schmidly 1983), and they can rapidly construct an earthen plug effectively limiting movement by P.
Food habits and dietary preferences of Attwater's pocket gopher, Geomys
Range extensions are recognized for two rodents, Ammospermophilus interpres, Geomys
texensis and the red fox, Vulpes vulpes.
Telemetric study of the pocket gopher, Geomys
Range extensions for Geomys
breviceps and Geomys
texensis in Texas.
The Llano pocket gopher, Geomys
texensis, was only recently recognized as a species distinct from the plains pocket gopher, Geomys
bursarius, by Block & Zimmerman (1991).
Mounds of pocket gophers, Geomys
breviceps, were seen in many of the grassy sandy upland areas; two specimens were collected with MacAbee traps in the pipeline right-of-way, a grassy opening in the oak woodland.
Litomosoides westi has been reported in both Geomys
bursarius of the Great Plains region and T.
Baird's pocket gopher, Geomys
breviceps, is found in the eastern portion of Texas.
However, a specimen of Geomys
bursarius from Floyd County represents a new county record.
The plains pocket gopher, Geomys
bursarius (Shaw) is a fossorial rodent known as an important agent of soil disturbance in grassland communities.
Group Abundance Anurans Extremely abundant (90+% of NISP) Pond turtles (Trachemys, Chrysemys, Very abundant Emydoidea, Chelydra) Snakes (Thamnophis, Nerodia, Abundant Sistrurus, Coluber, Paracoluber, Pantherophis, Heterodon, Paleoheterodon, Lampropeltis, Opheodrys) Rodents (Spermophilus, Geomys
, Abundant Symmetrodontomys, Bensonomys, Ogmodontomys, Phophenacomys, Dipoides) Rabbits (Hypolagus) Uncommon Land tortoises (Hesperotestudo) Uncommon Fishes (small catfish and sunfish) Uncommon Salamanders Rare Moles Rare Shrews (Sorex) Rare
The following species have been reported in proximity to Tennessee: Geomys
bursarius (plains pocket gopher), Reithrodontomys megalotis (western harvest mouse), R.
Pine needle oil causes avoidance behaviors in pocket gopher Geomys