Shamosminthus sodovis Daxner-Höck 2001 (jumping mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Zapodidae

Full reference: G. Daxner-Höck. 2001. New zapodids (Rodentia) from Oligocene-Miocene deposits in Mongolia. Part 1. Senckenbergiana Lethaea 81(2):359-389

Belongs to Shamosminthus according to G. Daxner-Höck 2001

Sister taxa: Shamosminthus tongi, Shamosminthus xiningensis

Type specimen: NHMW 2001z0034/0001/1), a maxilla. Its type locality is Taatsiin Gol, TGR-AB/22, which is in an Oligocene terrestrial mudstone in the Hsanda Gol Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Oligocene of Mongolia (21 collections), Turkey (1)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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