Lophiparamys Wood 1962 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

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: Ischyromyidae according to S. G. Strait et al. 2016

See also Dawson 2001, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Wood 1962

Sister taxa: Acritoparamys, Ailuravinae, Apatosciuravus, Churcheria, Decticadapis, Hulgana, Ischyromyinae, Ischyromys, Leptotomus, Microparamyinae, Notoparamys, Paramyinae, Paramys, Pelycomys, Pseudoparamyinae, Rapamys, Tapomys, Thisbemys, Tillomys

Subtaxa: Lophiparamys debequensis Lophiparamys murinus Lophiparamys woodi

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (10: Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota, Wyoming collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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