Microparamys tricus Wilson 1940 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Alternative combination: Paramys tricus

Full reference: R. W. Wilson. 1940. Californian paramyid rodents. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 514(5):59-84

Belongs to Microparamys according to A. E. Wood 1962

See also Wilson 1940

Sister taxa: Microparamys bayi, 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 woodi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Pearson Ranch (Bed CS20), which is in a Duchesnean terrestrial horizon in the Sespe Formation of California

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (9: California collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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