Shamosminthus Huang 1992 (jumping mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Zapodidae

Full reference: X. Huang. 1992. Zapodidae (Rodentia, Mammalia) from the Middle Oligocene of Ulantatal, Nei Mongol. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 30(4):249-286

Parent taxon: Zapodidae according to X. Huang 1992

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

Subtaxa: Shamosminthus sodovis Shamosminthus tongi Shamosminthus xiningensis

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Type: Shamosminthus tongi

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of China (5 collections), Mongolia (19), Turkey (1)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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