†family Alagomyidae Dashzeveg 1990 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Alagomyidae

Full reference: D. Dashzeveg. 1990. New trends in adaptive radiation of Early Tertiary rodents (Rodentia, Mammalia). Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 33(3):37-44

Parent taxon: Rodentia according to D. Dashzeveg 1990

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Allactagidae, Allomyidae, Anomalomyidae, Anomaluroidea, Aplodontoidea, Archetypomyidae, Callodontomys, Castoroidea, Cavina, Cercolabidae, Conilurus, Ctenohystrica, Cylindrodontidae, Diatomyidae, Dolosimus, Downsimys, Echinomyidae, Ectropomys, Epeiromys, 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: Alagomys Neimengomys Tribosphenomys

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of China (2 collections), Mongolia (1)

• Paleocene of China (3), Mongolia (1), United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 8 collections including 11 occurrences

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