Franimys Wood 1962 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Paramyidae

Full reference: A. E. Wood. 1962. The Early Tertiary Rodents of the Family Paramyidae. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 52(1):3-261

Parent taxon: Reithroparamyinae according to A. Sahni and V.C. Srivastava 1976

See also McKenna and Bell 1997 and Wood 1962

Sister taxon: Asiomys

Subtaxa: Franimys actites Franimys ambos Franimys amherstensis Franimys buccatus

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Type: Franimys amherstensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Eocene of India (1 collection), United States (6: Mississippi, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Colorado, Wyoming)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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