Ucayalimys Boivin et al. 2017 (caviomorph)

Mammalia - Rodentia

Full reference: M. Boivin, L. Marivaux, A. M. Candela, M. J. Orliac, F. Pujos, R. Salas-Gismondi, J. V. Tejada-Lara and P.-O. Antoine. 2017. Late Oligocene caviomorph rodents from Contamana, Peruvian Amazonia. Papers in Palaeontology 3(1):69-109

Parent taxon: Chinchilloidea according to M. Boivin et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Chinchillidae, Dinomyidae, Garridomys, Heptaxodontidae, Loncolicu, Neoepiblemidae, Saremmys

Subtaxa: Ucayalimys crassidens

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Type: Ucayalimys crassidens

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at CTA-32 (Oligocene of Peru)

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