Neoreomys australis Ameghino 1887 (caviomorph)

Mammalia - Rodentia

Synonyms: Neoreomys (Pseudoneoreomys) leptorhynchus Ameghino 1891, Neoreomys (Pseudoneoreomys) mesorhynchus Ameghino 1891, Neoreomys (Pseudoneoreomys) pachyrhynchus Ameghino 1891, Neoreomys decisus Ameghino 1887, Neoreomys indivisus Ameghino 1887, Neoreomys variegatus Ameghino 1894

Belongs to Neoreomys according to S. F. VizcaĆ­no et al. 2022

See also Ameghino 1891, Ameghino 1894 and Kramarz 2006

Sister taxa: Neoreomys (Pseudoneoreomys), Neoreomys huilensis, Neoreomys limatus, Neoreomys pinturensis

Type specimens:

  • Neoreomys australis: MLP 15-121, a mandible (right mandibular fragment with p4-m2 and incisor)
  • Neoreomys (Pseudoneoreomys) leptorhynchus:
  • Neoreomys (Pseudoneoreomys) mesorhynchus:
  • Neoreomys (Pseudoneoreomys) pachyrhynchus:
  • Neoreomys decisus:
  • Neoreomys indivisus:
  • Neoreomys variegatus:

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Miocene of Argentina (33 collections), Chile (2)

Total: 35 collections including 39 occurrences

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