Protechimys major Schlosser 1884 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Theridomyidae

Full reference: M. Schlosser. 1884. Die Nager des europäischen Tertiärs nebst Betrachtungen über die Organisation und die geschichtliche Entwicklung der Nager überhaupt [The rodents of the european Tertiary with general considerations of the organisation and the evolutionary history of the rodents]. Palaeontographica 31(1-2):19-162

Belongs to Protechimys according to M. Schlosser 1884

See also Vianey-Liaud et al. 2014

Sister taxon: Protechimys lebratierensis

Type specimen: BSPG 1879 XV 518, a maxilla (left maxilla bearing DP4 to M2)

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Saint-Privat-des-Vieux (Oligocene of France)

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