Calomys (Bensonomys) yazhi Baskin 1978 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Alternative combination: Bensonomys yazhi

Full reference: J. A. Baskin. 1978. Bensonomys, Calomys, and the origin of the phyllotine group of Neotropical cricetines (Rodentia: Cricetidae). Journal of Mammalogy 59(1):125-135

Belongs to Calomys (Bensonomys) according to J. A. Baskin 1978

See also Martin et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Bensonomys coffeyi, Bensonomys hershkovitzi, Bensonomys lindsayi, Calomys (Bensonomys) arizonae, Calomys (Bensonomys) baskini, Calomys (Bensonomys) elachys, Calomys (Bensonomys) eliasi, Calomys (Bensonomys) gidleyi, Calomys (Bensonomys) meadensis, Calomys (Bensonomys) stirtoni, Calomys (Bensonomys) winklerorum, Oryzomys pliocaenicus

Type specimen: WC no. 187, a mandible (right dentary fragment with M1-2). Its type locality is White Cone, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Bidahochi Formation of Arizona.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at White Cone

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