Family Nesomyidae (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Nesomyidae

Parent taxon: Eumuroida according to S. J. Steppan et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Calomyscidae, Muridae

Subtaxa: Cricetomyinae Dendromurinae Macrotarsomys Mystromyinae Nesomyinae Petromyscinae

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (2 collections), Cote D'Ivoire (1), Ethiopia (2), Kenya (2), Madagascar (2), South Africa (8), Tanzania (2), Zambia (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (2)

• Pliocene of South Africa (4), Tanzania (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Kenya (1), Namibia (1), Spain (1)

Total: 33 collections including 65 occurrences

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