Pseudomys Gray 1832 (Australian mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1832. Characters of a new genus of Mammalia, and of a new genus and two new species of lizards, from New Holland. Proceedings of the Committee of Science and Correspondence of the Zoological Society of London 2:39-40

Parent taxon: Rodentia according to J. E. Gray 1832

Sister taxa: Alagomyidae, Allactagidae, Allomyidae, Anomalomyidae, Anomaluroidea, Aplodontoidea, Archetypomyidae, Callodontomys, Castoroidea, Cavina, Cercolabidae, Conilurus, Ctenohystrica, Cylindrodontidae, Diatomyidae, Dolosimus, Downsimys, Echinomyidae, Ectropomys, Epeiromys, Eryomyidae, Eryomyina, Geomorpha, Geomyoidea, Gliridae, Gliroidea, Homocentrus, Hystricognatha, Hystricomorpha, Ischyromyidae, Ivanantonia, Megacricetodontidae, Muriformia, Mylagaulidae, Myodonta, Myomorpha, Pairomys, Paramyidae, Petauristidae, Protrogomorpha, Quercymys, Remyidae, Sciurognathi, Sciuroidea, Sciuromorpha, Siphneidae, Taeniodus, Theridomyoidea, Yuomyidae, Zamoramys, Zapodidae, Zelomyidae

Subtaxa: Pseudomys vandycki

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (23 collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (2)

Total: 26 collections including 78 occurrences

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