†family Mylagaulidae Cope 1881 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Mylagaulidae

Parent taxon: Rodentia according to W. W. Korth 2013

See also Carroll 1988, Hay 1902 and Wood 1958

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, Myodonta, Myomorpha, Pairomys, Paramyidae, Petauristidae, Protrogomorpha, Pseudomys, Quercymys, Remyidae, Sciurognathi, Sciuroidea, Sciuromorpha, Siphneidae, Taeniodus, Theridomyoidea, Yuomyidae, Zamoramys, Zapodidae, Zelomyidae

Subtaxa: Crucimys Mylagaulinae Promylagaulinae

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Type: Mylagaulus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (26: Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas collections)

• Miocene of Canada (8: Saskatchewan), China (2), United States (150: Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (9: Nebraska, South Dakota)

• Arikareean of United States (7: Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan), United States (9: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 213 collections including 236 occurrences

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