A genus of pocket gopher liceRod Page
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Page, D. M., Price, R. D. and Hellenthal, R.A. (1995). "Phylogeny of Geomydoecus and Thomomydoecus pocket gopher lice (Phthiraptera: Trichodectidae) infered from cladistic analysis of adult and first instar morphology." Systematic Entomology 20: 129-143.
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- First online 07 March 1997
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Page, Rod. 2009. Geomydoecus http://tolweb.org/Geomydoecus/13866/2009.04.14 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. A genus of pocket gopher lice. Version 14 April 2009 (under construction).