Argyromys aralensis Argyropulo 1939 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Synonyms: Protalactaga borissiaki Argyropulo 1939, Schaubeumys woodi Argyropulo 1939

Belongs to Argyromys according to P. López-Guerrero et al. 2017

See also Bendukidze et al. 2009 and Lopatin 2004

Sister taxon: Argyromys cicigei

Type specimens:

  • Argyromys aralensis: Its type locality is Akespe, which is in an Oligocene terrestrial shale/claystone in the Aral Formation of Kazakhstan
  • Protalactaga borissiaki: Its type locality is Akespe, which is in an Oligocene terrestrial shale/claystone in the Aral Formation of Kazakhstan.
  • Schaubeumys woodi:

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Akespe

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