Allomys Marsh 1877 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Allomyidae

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1877. Notice of some new vertebrate fossils. American Journal of Arts and Sciences 14:249-256

Parent taxon: Allomyidae according to J. M. Rensberger 1983

See also Hay 1902, McGrew 1941, McKenna and Bell 1997, Merriam and Sinclair 1907 and Stock 1935

Sister taxa: Alwoodia, Downsimus, Haplomys, Oropyctis, Parallomys, Rudiomys, Spurimus

Subtaxa: Allomys cavatus Allomys cristabrevis Allomys nitens Allomys reticulatus Allomys simplicidens Allomys stirtoni Allomys storeri Allomys tessellatus

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Type: Allomys nitens

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Arikareean of United States (6: Oregon, Wyoming collections)

• Oligocene of United States (2: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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