Floresomys Fries, Jr. et al. 1955 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia

Full reference: C. Fries, Jr., C. W. Hibbard, and D. H. Dunkle. 1955. Early Cenozoic vertebrates in the Red Conglomerate at Guanajuato, Mexico. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 123(7):1-25

Parent taxon: Protrogomorpha according to C. Fries et al. 1955

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Akmaiomys, Ischyromyoidea, Jimomys, Laredomyidae, Marfilomys, Meliakrouniomys, Protoptychidae, Pseudoparamys, Sciuravidae, Texomys

Subtaxa: Floresomys guanajuatoensis

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Type: Floresomys guanajuatoensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Marfil (Eocene of Mexico)

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