Griphomys Wilson 1940 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia

Full reference: R. W. Wilson. 1940. Two new Eocene rodents from California. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 514(6):85-95

Parent taxon: Geomyoidea according to W. W. Korth and J. G. Eaton 2004

See also McKenna and Bell 1997 and Wilson 1940

Sister taxa: Eomyidae, Florentiamyidae, Geomyidae, Heliscomyidae, Heteromyidae, Hydentomys

Subtaxa: Griphomys alecer Griphomys toltecus

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Type: Griphomys alecer

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Eocene of United States (23: California, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 23 collections including 24 occurrences

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