Paramys taurus Korth 1984 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Full reference: W. W. Korth. 1984. Earliest Tertiary evolution and radiation of rodents in North America. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 24:1-71

Belongs to Paramys according to K. D. Rose et al. 2012

See also Korth 1984

Sister taxa: Paramys adamus, Paramys compressidens, Paramys copei, Paramys delicatior, Paramys delicatus, Paramys dispar, Paramys excavatus, Paramys hunti, Paramys leptodus, Paramys nini, Paramys obailensis, Paramys pourcyensis, Paramys pycnus, Paramys savagei, Paramys simpsoni, Paramys undans

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (45: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 46 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.