Knightomys Gazin 1961 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuravidae

Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1961. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 74:193-194

Parent taxon: Sciuravidae according to S. G. Strait et al. 2016

See also Gazin 1961 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Guanajuatomys, Pauromys, Prolapsus, Sciuravus, Taxymys, Tillomys

Subtaxa: Knightomys cremneus Knightomys cuspidatus Knightomys depressus Knightomys huerfanensis Knightomys minor Knightomys reginensis Knightomys senior

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (66: California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 66 collections including 80 occurrences

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