Primisminthus Tong 1997 (jumping mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Zapodidae

Full reference: Y. Tong. 1997. Middle Eocene Small Mammals from Liguanqiao Basin of Henan Province and Yuanqu Basin of Shanxi Province, Central China. Palaeontologica Sinica, New Series C 26:1-256

Parent taxon: Zapodidae according to Y. Tong 1997

See also Gomes Rodrigues et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Aksyiromys, Banyuesminthus, Eozapus, Gobiosminthus, Javazapus, Macrognathomys, Megasminthus, Miosicista, Napaeozapus, Pliozapus, Schaubeumys, Shamosminthus, Sicista, Sicistinae, Simiacritomys, Sminthozapus, Tyrannomys, Zapus

Subtaxa: Primisminthus jinus Primisminthus shanghenus Primisminthus yuenus

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Type: Primisminthus jinus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of China (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections including 4 occurrences

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