Phoberomys gyulavarii Kretzoi and Voros 1989 (caviomorph)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Neoepiblemidae

Alternative combination: Perumys gyulavarii

Full reference: M. Kretzoi and I. Voros. 1989. On a new caviomorph rodent from Peru. Fragmenta Mineralogica et Plaeontologica 14:111-116

Belongs to Phoberomys according to L. L. Rasia and A. M. Candela 2017

See also Kretzoi and Voros 1989

Sister taxa: Phoberomys bordasi, Phoberomys burmeisteri, Phoberomys pattersoni, Dabbenea insolita, Dabbenea minima, Dabbenea lozanoi

Type specimen: V.88.1,, a tooth ( a left lower m2 ). Its type locality is Settlement Mashpaya, Nuevo Eden, which is in a Pliocene terrestrial horizon in Peru.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Settlement Mashpaya, Nuevo Eden

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