Leptodontomys stirtoni Lindsay 1972 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Eomyidae

Alternative combination: Pseudadjidaumo stirtoni

Full reference: E. H. Lindsay. 1972. Small mammal fossils from the Barstow Formation, California. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 93:1-104

Belongs to Leptodontomys according to B. Engesser 1979

See also Korth and Bailey 1992 and Lindsay 1972

Sister taxa: Leptodontomys douglassi, Leptodontomys oregonensis, Leptodontomys quartzi, Leptodontomys russelli

Type specimen: Its type locality is Coon Canyon 5, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Barstow Formation of California

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Miocene of United States (5: California, Nebraska collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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