Mesomys Wagner 1845 (spiny tree rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Echimyidae

Parent taxon: Heteropsomyinae according to B. Patterson and R. Pascual 1968

See also Palmer 1904

Sister taxa: Boromys, Brotomys, Cercomys, Heteropsomys, Hoplomys, Lonchothrix

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Peru (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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