Microparamys lingchaensis Li et al. 1979 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Full reference: C.-K. Li, C.-S. Chiu, D.-F. Yan and S.-H. Hsieh. 1979. Notes on Some Early Eocene Mammalian Fossils of Hengtung, Hunan. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 17(1):71-80

Belongs to Microparamys according to C.-K. Li et al. 1979

Sister taxa: Microparamys bayi, Microparamys chandoni, Microparamys cheradius, Microparamys dubius, Microparamys hottingeri, Microparamys hunterae, Microparamys minutus, Microparamys nanus, Microparamys nimius, Microparamys paisi, Microparamys perfossus, Microparamys sambucus, Microparamys scopaiodon, Microparamys solidus, Microparamys tricus, Microparamys woodi

Type specimen: IVPP V5374, a mandible. Its type locality is Changpiliang, IVPP Loc. 76003, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Lingcha Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Changpiliang, IVPP Loc. 76003

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