Tuscahomys major Dawson and Beard 2007 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cylindrodontidae

Full reference: M. R. Dawson and K. C. Beard. 2007. Rodents of the family Cylindrodontidae (Mammalia) from the earliest Eocene of the Tuscahoma Formation, Mississippi. Annals of Carnegie Museum 76(3):135-144

Belongs to Tuscahomys according to M. R. Dawson and K. C. Beard 2007

See also Rose et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Tuscahomys ctenodactylops, Tuscahomys medius, Tuscahomys minor, Tuscahomys walshi, Tuscahomys worlandensis

Type specimen: CM 34587, a tooth (Right M1 or M2)

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Eocene of United States (10: Mississippi, Wyoming collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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