Phoberomys Kraglievich 1926 (caviomorph)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Neoepiblemidae

Synonyms: Dabbenea Kraglievich 1926, Perumys Kretzoi and Voros 1989

Parent taxon: Neoepiblemidae according to L. L. Rasia and A. M. Candela 2018

See also Bondesio and Bocquentin Villanueva 1988, Kretzoi and Voros 1989, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mones 1980, Negri and Ferigolo 1999 and Paula Couto 1956

Sister taxa: Doryperimys, Neoepiblema, Perimys

Subtaxa: Dabbenea insolita Dabbenea lozanoi Dabbenea minima Phoberomys bordasi Phoberomys burmeisteri Phoberomys gyulavarii Phoberomys pattersoni

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Pliocene of Peru (1 collection)

• Huayquerian of Argentina (1), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Brazil (7), Peru (1), Venezuela (10)

Total: 23 collections including 38 occurrences

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