Distylomys tedfordi Wang 1988 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Distylomyidae

Full reference: B. Wang. 1988. Distylomyidae Fam. Nov. (Ctenodactyloidea, Rodentia) from Nei Mongol, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 26(1):35-49

Belongs to Distylomys according to B. Wang 1988

Sister taxon: Distylomys qianlishanensis

Type specimen: AMNH 114262, a mandible. Its type locality is Tairum Nor (AMNH and SSPE), which is in a Miocene terrestrial sandstone/mudstone in the Tunggur Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Tairum Nor (AMNH and SSPE)

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