Subfamily Dolichotinae (mara)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Caviidae

Parent taxon: Caviidae according to J. E. Gray 1821

Sister taxa: Allocavia, Cardiomyinae, Cardiomys, Cavia, Caviinae, Caviodon, Caviops, Dolicavia, Dolichotis, Hydrochoerinae, Kerodon, Microcavia, Neocavia, Orthomyctera, Palaeocavia, Pascualia, Procardiomys, Prodolichotis, Propediolagus

Subtaxa: Eodolichotis Pediolagus Pliodolichotis Rhodanodolichotis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (2 collections)

• Miocene of Argentina (3), Brazil (1), Colombia (14)

Total: 20 collections including 23 occurrences

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