Promeniscomys Wang 1987 (mountain beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Aplodontidae

Full reference: B. Wang. 1987. Discovery of Aplodontidae (Rodentia, Mammalia) from Middle Oligocene of Nei Mongol, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 25(1):32-45

Parent taxon: Meniscomyinae according to B. Wang 1987

Sister taxon: Meniscomys

Subtaxa: Promeniscomys sinensis

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Type: Promeniscomys sinensis

Ecology: fossorial herbivore


• Oligocene of China (2 collections), Mongolia (5)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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