Eutypomys thomsoni Matthew 1905 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Eutypomyidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1905. Notice of two new genera of mammals from the Oligocene of South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 21(3):21-26

Belongs to Eutypomys according to W. D. Matthew 1905

Sister taxa: Eutypomys acares, Eutypomys hibernodus, Eutypomys inexpectatus, Eutypomys montanensis, Eutypomys obliquidens, Eutypomys parvus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Quinn Draw (Lower Nodular Zone), which is in an Orellan terrestrial horizon in the Brule Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Oligocene of United States (6: Nebraska, South Dakota collections)

• Eocene of United States (1: South Dakota)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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