Kahawamys Stevens et al. 2009 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia

Full reference: N. J. Stevens, P. A. Holroyd, E. M. Roberts and P. O'Connor. 2009. Kahawamys mbeyaensis (n. gen., n. sp.) (Rodentia: Thryonomyoidea) from the Late Oligocene Rukwa Rift Basin, Tanzania. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(2):631-634

Parent taxon: Thryonomyoidea according to N. J. Stevens et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Diamantomyidae, Kenyamyidae, Lavocatomys, Myophiomyidae, Petromuridae, Thryonomyidae

Subtaxa: Kahawamys mbeyaensis

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Type: Kahawamys mbeyaensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at TZ-01S (Oligocene of Tanzania)

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