Microparamys woodi Kelly and Whistler 1994 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Full reference: T. S. Kelly and D. P. Whistler. 1994. Additional Uintan and Duchesnean (Middle and Late Eocene) mammals from the Sespe Formation, Simi Valley, California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 439:1-29

Belongs to Microparamys according to T. S. Kelly and D. P. Whistler 1994

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 tricus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Tapo Canyon (LACM 5857), which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Sespe Formation of California

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (14: California collections)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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