Alwoodia Rensberger 1983 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Allomyidae

Full reference: J. M. Rensberger. 1983. Successions of meniscomyine and allomyine rodents (Aplodontidae) in the Oligo-Miocene John Day Formation. Oregon. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 124:1-157

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

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Alwoodia harkseni Alwoodia magna

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Type: Alwoodia magna

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Harrisonian of United States (6: Nebraska collections)

• Arikareean of United States (2: Nebraska, Oregon)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (7: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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