Mioheteromys Korth 1997 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

Full reference: W. W. Korth. 1997. A new subfamily of primitive pocket mice (Rodentia, Heteromyidae) from the middle Tertiary of North America. Paludicola 1(2):33-66

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

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

Subtaxa: Mioheteromys amplissimus Mioheteromys arcarius Mioheteromys subterior

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Type: Mioheteromys amplissimus

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (16: Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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