Dikkomys Wood 1936 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

Synonym: Horatiomys Wood 1935

Full reference: A. E. Wood. 1936. Geomyid rodents from the Middle Tertiary. American Museum Novitates 866

Parent taxon: Heteromyidae according to W. W. Korth 1997

See also Korth 1994, Munthe 1988, Rensberger 1983, Wood 1935 and Wood 1936

Sister taxa: Balantiomys, Chaetodipus, Cupidinimus, Dipodomyinae, Eodipodomys, Harrymyinae, Harrymys, Heteromyinae, Lignimus, Liomys, Mioheteromys, Mookomys, Oregonomys, Peridiomys, Perodipus, Perognathinae, Perognathus, Prodipodomys, Proheteromys, Schizodontomys, Stratimus, Trogomys

Subtaxa: Dikkomys matthewi

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Type: Dikkomys matthewi

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (6: Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (4: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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