Mammalia - Rodentia - Chapattimyidae
Alternative combinations: Birbalomys (Basalomys) ijlsti, Birbalomys ijlsti, Saykanomys ijlsti
Full reference: S.T. Hussain, H. de Bruijn, and J.J.M. Leinders. 1978. Middle Eocene rodents from the Kala Chitta Range (Punjab, Pakistan). Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlands Akademie van Wetenschappen 81:74-112
Belongs to Basalomys according to K. Kumar et al. 1997
See also Hartenberger 1982, Hussain et al. 1978 and Thewissen et al. 2001
Sister taxa: Basalomys lavocati, Basalomys vandermeuleni
Type specimen: Its type locality is H-GSP 144, which is in a Lutetian marine conglomerate in the Kuldana Formation of Pakistan
Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore
• Eocene of India (3 collections), Pakistan (3)
Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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