Leptodontomys Shotwell 1956 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Eomyidae

Synonym: Pseudadjidaumo Lindsay 1972

Full reference: J. A. Shotwell. 1956. Hemphillian mammalian assemblage from northeastern Oregon. Geological Society America Bulletin 67

Parent taxon: Eomyidae according to E. H. Lindsay 1972

See also Engesser 1979, Korth and Bailey 1992, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Shotwell 1956

Sister taxa: Adjidaumo, Aguafriamys, Apeomyinae, Arikareeomys, Asianeomys, Aulolithomys, Centimanomys, Cristadjidaumo, Cupressimus, Eomyodon, Eomyops, Eomys, Estramomys, Kansasimys, Keramidomys, Ligerimys, Litoyoderimys, Metadjidaumo, Metanoiamys, Montanamus, Namatomys, Omboomys, Orelladjidaumo, Paradjidaumo, Paranamatomys, Protadjidaumo, Pseudotheridomys, Rhodanomys, Ritteneria, Symplokeomys, Viejadjidaumo, Yoderimyinae, Zemiodontomys

Subtaxa: Leptodontomys douglassi Leptodontomys oregonensis Leptodontomys quartzi Leptodontomys russelli Leptodontomys stirtoni

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Type: Leptodontomys oregonensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Poland (2 collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Oregon)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Canada (3: Alberta, Saskatchewan), China (6), Germany (1), Greece (1), Switzerland (1), United States (12: California, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oregon)

• Arikareean of United States (1: North Dakota)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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