Jimomys Wahlert 1976 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia

Full reference: J. H. Wahlert. 1976. Jimomys labaughi, a new geomyoid rodent from the early Barstovian of North America. American Museum Novitates 2591:1-6

Parent taxon: Protrogomorpha according to J. H. Wahlert 1976

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Jimomys labaughi Jimomys lulli

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Type: Jimomys labaughi

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (5: Florida, Nebraska, Texas collections)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Oregon)

• Eocene of Mexico (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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