Protohummus Kraatz et al. 2013 (cane rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Thryonomyidae

Full reference: B. P. Kraatz, F. Bibi, A. Hill and M. Beech. 2013. A new fossil thryonomyid from the Late Miocene of the United Arab Emirates and the origin of African cane rats. Naturwissenschaften 100:437-449

Parent taxon: Thryonomyidae according to B. P. Kraatz et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Epiphiomys, Kochalia, Neophiomys, Neosciuromys, Paraphiomys, Paraulacodus, Petromus, Sacaresia, Thryonomys

Subtaxa: Protohummus dango

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Type: Protohummus dango

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer


• Miocene of the United Arab Emirates (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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