†subfamily Microparamyinae Wood 1962 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Parent taxon: Ischyromyidae according to M. R. Dawson 2001

Sister taxa: Acritoparamys, Ailuravinae, Apatosciuravus, Churcheria, Decticadapis, Hulgana, Ischyromyinae, Ischyromys, Leptotomus, Lophiparamys, Notoparamys, Paramyinae, Paramys, Pelycomys, Pseudoparamyinae, Rapamys, Tapomys, Thisbemys

Subtaxa: Hartenbergeromys Masillamys Mattimys Microparamys Pantrogna Sparnacomys Strathcona

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Type: Microparamys

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Belgium (1 collection), Canada (3: Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan), China (1), France (9), Portugal (1), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (5), United States (121: California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Wyoming)

Total: 146 collections including 160 occurrences

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