Conilurus Ogilby 1838 (rabbit rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia

Full reference: W. Ogilby. 1838. Notice of certain Australian quadrupeds belonging to the order Rodentia. The London and Edinburgh Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, 3rd Series 12:95-96

Parent taxon: Rodentia according to W. Ogilby 1838

Sister taxa: Alagomyidae, Allactagidae, Allomyidae, Anomalomyidae, Anomaluroidea, Aplodontoidea, Archetypomyidae, Callodontomys, Castoroidea, Cavina, Cercolabidae, Ctenohystrica, Cylindrodontidae, Diatomyidae, Dolosimus, Downsimys, Echinomyidae, Ectropomys, Epeiromys, Eryomyidae, Eryomyina, Fiber, Geomorpha, Geomyoidea, Gliridae, Gliroidea, Homocentrus, Hystricognatha, Hystricomorpha, Ischyromyidae, Ivanantonia, Megacricetodontidae, Muriformia, Mylagaulidae, Myodonta, Myomorpha, Pairomys, Paramyidae, Petauristidae, Protrogomorpha, Pseudomys, Quercymys, Remyidae, Sciurognathi, Sciuroidea, Sciuromorpha, Siphneidae, Taeniodus, Theridomyoidea, Yuomyidae, Zamoramys, Zapodidae, Zelomyidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (10 collections)

• Pliocene of Australia (2)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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