Microparamys bayi Dawson 2001 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Full reference: M. R. Dawson. 2001. Early Eocene rodents (Mammalia) from the Eureka Sound Group of Ellesmere Island, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 38(7):1107-1116

Belongs to Microparamys according to M. R. Dawson 2001

Sister taxa: Microparamys chandoni, Microparamys cheradius, Microparamys dubius, Microparamys hottingeri, Microparamys hunterae, Microparamys lingchaensis, Microparamys minutus, Microparamys nanus, Microparamys nimius, Microparamys paisi, Microparamys perfossus, Microparamys sambucus, Microparamys scopaiodon, Microparamys solidus, Microparamys tricus, Microparamys woodi

Type specimen: CMN 30937, a tooth (?m2 inf. dext.). Its type locality is Ellesmere Island (Lower), which is in a Wasatchian deltaic horizon in the Margaret Formation of Canada.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Ellesmere Island (Lower)

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