Mylagaulus Cope 1878 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Mylagaulidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. Descriptions of new extinct Vertebrata from the Upper Tertiary and Dakota Formations. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(2):379-396

Parent taxon: Mylagaulinae according to X. Lu et al. 2016

See also Alroy 2002, Baskin 1980, Hay 1902 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Alphagaulus, Ceratogaulus, Epigaulus, Galbreathia, Hesperogaulus, Mesogaulus, Mylagaulodon, Notogaulus, Pterogaulus, Simpligaulus, Tschalimys, Umbogaulus

Subtaxa: Mylagaulus cambridgensis Mylagaulus elassos Mylagaulus kinseyi Mylagaulus sesquipedalis

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Type: Mylagaulus sesquipedalis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Hemphillian of United States (2: Florida, Nebraska collections)

• Miocene of United States (7: Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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