Tapomys 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 A. E. Wood 1974

See also Black 1971, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Wood 1962

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

Subtaxa: Tapomys tapensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: California collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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