Clyomys Thomas 1916 (spiny rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Echimyidae

Parent taxon: Echimyidae according to L. O. Salles et al. 2006

See also Patterson and Pascual 1968

Sister taxa: Adelphomyinae, Carterodon, Chaetomyinae, Dactylomyinae, Echimyinae, Eumysops, Euryzygomatomys, Gaimanomys, Haplostropha, Heteropsomyinae, Maruchito, Myocastor, Quebradahondomys, Reigechimys, Thrichomys

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection)

• Miocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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