Subfamily Heteromyinae Gray 1868 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

Parent taxon: Heteromyidae according to W. W. Korth and D. D. De Blieux 2010

See also Kurten and Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Balantiomys, Chaetodipus, Cupidinimus, Dikkomys, Dipodomyinae, Eodipodomys, Harrymyinae, Harrymys, Lignimus, Liomys, Mioheteromys, Mookomys, Oregonomys, Peridiomys, Perodipus, Perognathinae, Perognathus, Prodipodomys, Proheteromys, Schizodontomys, Stratimus, Trogomys

Subtaxa: Diprionomys Metaliomys

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Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of Mexico (1 collection), United States (11: California, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah)

• Miocene of United States (11: California, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Wyoming)

Total: 23 collections including 25 occurrences

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