Lignimus Storer 1970 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

Full reference: J. E. Storer. 1970. New rodents and lagomorphs from the upper Miocene Wood Mountain Formation of southern Saskatchewan. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 7:1125-1129

Parent taxon: Heteromyidae according to J. E. Storer 1970

See also Korth 1997

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

Subtaxa: Lignimus austridakotensis Lignimus montis

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Type: Lignimus montis

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (11: Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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