Zapus sandersi Hibbard 1956 (jumping mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Zapodidae

Belongs to Zapus according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Alroy 2002

Sister taxa: Zapus adamsi, Zapus burti, Zapus hudsonius, Zapus princeps, Zapus rinkeri, Zapus sykesae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sanders (UM-K2-53), which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in the Ballard Formation of Kansas

Ecology: saltatorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (4: Kansas, Nebraska collections)

• Blancan of United States (4: Kansas, Nebraska)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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