Paramys dispar Beard and Dawson 2009 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Full reference: K. C. Beard and M. R. Dawson. 2009. Early Wasatchian mammals of the Red Hot local fauna, uppermost Tuscahoma Formation, Lauderdale County, Mississippi. Annals of Carnegie Museum 78(3):193-243

Belongs to Paramys according to K. C. Beard and M. R. Dawson 2009

Sister taxa: Paramys adamus, Paramys compressidens, Paramys copei, Paramys delicatior, Paramys delicatus, Paramys excavatus, Paramys hunti, Paramys leptodus, Paramys nini, Paramys obailensis, Paramys pourcyensis, Paramys pycnus, Paramys savagei, Paramys simpsoni, Paramys taurus, Paramys undans

Type specimen: CM 81737, a tooth (left m1). Its type locality is Red Hot, which is in a Wasatchian estuary/bay sandstone in the Tuscahoma Formation of Mississippi.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Red Hot

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