Family Cuniculidae Miller and Gidley 1918 (caviomorph)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cuniculidae

Parent taxon: Cavioidea according to N. S. Upham and B. D. Patterson 2015

See also Wood 1958

Sister taxa: Agoutidae, Andemys, Asteromys, Caviidae, Chubutomys, Dasyproctidae, Eobranisamys, Eocardiidae, Guiomys, Hydrochoeridae, Microcardiodon

Subtaxa: Cuniculus

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Type: Cuniculus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (5 collections), Panama (1), Peru (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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