Microparamys Wood 1959 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Full reference: A. E. Wood. 1959. A new sciuravid rodent of the genus Pauromys from the Eocene of Wyoming. American Museum Novitates 1978

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

See also McKenna and Bell 1997 and Wood 1959

Sister taxa: Hartenbergeromys, Masillamys, Mattimys, Pantrogna, Sparnacomys, Strathcona

Subtaxa: Microparamys bayi Microparamys chandoni Microparamys cheradius Microparamys dubius Microparamys hottingeri Microparamys hunterae Microparamys lingchaensis Microparamys minutus Microparamys nanus Microparamys nimius Microparamys paisi Microparamys perfossus Microparamys sambucus Microparamys scopaiodon Microparamys solidus Microparamys tricus Microparamys woodi

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Type: Microparamys hottingeri

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Belgium (1 collection), Canada (3: Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan), China (1), France (7), Portugal (1), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (115: California, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Wyoming)

Total: 134 collections including 140 occurrences

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