Shamosminthus tongi 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

Belongs to Shamosminthus according to X. Huang 1992

Sister taxa: Shamosminthus sodovis, Shamosminthus xiningensis

Type specimen: IVPP V10315, a maxilla. Its type locality is Ulantatal (UTL8), which is in an Oligocene terrestrial conglomerate/sandstone in the Ulantatal Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

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

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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