Phoberomys pattersoni Bondesio and Bocquentin Villanueva 1988 (caviomorph)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Neoepiblemidae

Synonym: Dabbenea pattersoni Mones 1980

Full reference: P. Bondesio and J. Bocquentin Villanueva. 1988. Novedosos restos de Neoepiblemidae (Rodentia, Hystricognathi) del Mioceno tardio de Venezuela. Inferencias paleoambientales. Ameghiniana 25(1):31-37

Belongs to Phoberomys according to P. Bondesio and J. Bocquentin Villanueva 1988

See also Mones 1980 and Negri and Ferigolo 1999

Sister taxa: Phoberomys bordasi, Phoberomys burmeisteri, Phoberomys gyulavarii

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Venezuela (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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