Neotoma floridana Ord 1818 (eastern woodrat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Alternative combination: Mus floridanus

Synonyms: Neotoma attwateri Mearns 1897, Neotoma baileyi Merriam 1894, Neotoma campestris Allen 1894, Neotoma magister Baird 1858, Neotoma pennsylvanica Stone 1893

Belongs to Neotoma according to R. W. Wiley 1980

See also Edwards and Bradley 2001, Hay 1902, Hulbert and Pratt 1998 and Kurten and Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Neotoma (Paraneotoma), Neotoma albigula, Neotoma amplidonta, Neotoma cinerea, Neotoma findleyi, Neotoma fossilis, Neotoma fuscipes, Neotoma lepida, Neotoma leucodon, Neotoma leucopetrica, Neotoma mexicana, Neotoma micropus, Neotoma minutus, Neotoma ozarkensis, Neotoma prefuscipes, Neotoma prelepida, Neotoma pygmaea, Neotoma quadriplicata, Neotoma spelaea, Neotoma stephensi, Neotoma taylori, Neotoma vaughani

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), United States (44: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)

Total: 45 collections each including a single occurrence

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