Thisbemys corrugatus Wood 1959 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Synonym: Thisbemys plicatus Wood 1962

Full reference: A. E. Wood. 1959. A new sciuravid rodent of the genus Pauromys from the Eocene of Wyoming. American Museum Novitates 1978

Belongs to Thisbemys according to A. E. Wood 1959

See also Eaton 1982 and Wood 1962

Sister taxa: Thisbemys brevicrista, Thisbemys elachistos, Thisbemys medius, Thisbemys perditus, Thisbemys uintensis

Type specimens:

  • Thisbemys corrugatus: Its type locality is North of Cedar Mountain, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming
  • Thisbemys plicatus: Its type locality is Grizzly Buttes, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (27: Texas, Wyoming collections)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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