Acritoparamys Korth 1984 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Full reference: W. W. Korth. 1984. Earliest Tertiary evolution and radiation of rodents in North America. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 24:1-71

Parent taxon: Ischyromyidae according to W. W. Korth 1984

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Acritoparamys atavus Acritoparamys atwateri Acritoparamys francesi Acritoparamys pattersoni Acritoparamys wutui Acritoparamys wyomingensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of China (1 collection), United States (51: California, Colorado, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (6: Colorado, Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 58 collections including 60 occurrences

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