Necromys Ameghino 1889 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1889. Contribución al conocimiento de los mamíferos fósiles de la República Argentina [Contribution to the knowledge of the fossil mammals of the Argentine Republic]. Actas de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de la República Argentina en Córdoba 6:xxxii-1027

Parent taxon: Akodontini according to G. D'Elía 2003

See also Ameghino 1889

Sister taxa: Akodon, Bibimys, Blarinomys, Brucepattersonius, Deltamys, Juscelinomys, Kunsia, Lenoxus, Oxymycterus, Scapteromys, Thalpomys, Thaptomys

Subtaxa: Necromys benefactus Necromys bonapartei Necromys conifer Necromys lactens Necromys lasiurus Necromys obscurus

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Type: Necromys conifer

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Bolivia (1)

• Pliocene of Argentina (2)

• Montehermosan of Argentina (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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