Epeiromys Korth 1989 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia

Full reference: W. W. Korth. 1989. Aplodontid Rodents (Mammalia) from the Oligocene (Orellan and Whitneyan) Brule Formation, Nebraska. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 9(4):400-414

Parent taxon: Rodentia according to W. W. Korth 2014

See also Korth 1989 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Alagomyidae, Allactagidae, Allomyidae, Anomalomyidae, Anomaluroidea, Aplodontoidea, Archetypomyidae, Callodontomys, Castoroidea, Cavina, Cercolabidae, Conilurus, Ctenohystrica, Cylindrodontidae, Diatomyidae, Dolosimus, Downsimys, Echinomyidae, Ectropomys, Eryomyidae, Eryomyina, Fiber, Geomorpha, Geomyoidea, Gliridae, Gliroidea, Homocentrus, Hystricognatha, Hystricomorpha, Ischyromyidae, Ivanantonia, Megacricetodontidae, Muriformia, Mylagaulidae, Myodonta, Myomorpha, Pairomys, Paramyidae, Petauristidae, Protrogomorpha, Pseudomys, Quercymys, Remyidae, Sciurognathi, Sciuroidea, Sciuromorpha, Siphneidae, Taeniodus, Theridomyoidea, Yuomyidae, Zamoramys, Zapodidae, Zelomyidae

Subtaxa: Epeiromys spanius

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Type: Epeiromys spanius

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (3: Nebraska, South Dakota collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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