Prosciurus vetustus Matthew 1903 (mountain beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Aplodontidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1903. The fauna of the Titanotherium Beds at Pipestone Springs, Montana. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 19(6):197-226

Belongs to Prosciurus according to W. D. Matthew 1910

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 9626, a maxilla (an upper jaw with complete unworn dentition). Its type locality is Pipestone Springs, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial claystone in the Renova Formation of Montana.

Ecology: fossorial herbivore


• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (12: Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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