Saremmys Busker et al. 2019 (caviomorph)

Mammalia - Rodentia

Full reference: F. Busker, M. E. PĂ©rez, and M. T. Dozo. 2019. A new chinchilloid (Rodentia, Hystricognathi) from the early Miocene of the localities of Bryn Gwyn and Gran Barranca (Patagonia, Argentina). Comptes Rendus Palevol 18(5):525-540

Parent taxon: Chinchilloidea according to F. Busker et al. 2019

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

Subtaxa: Saremmys ligcura

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Type: Saremmys ligcura

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Miocene of Argentina (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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