Prodipodomys Hibbard 1939 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

Synonym: Etadonomys Hibbard 1943

Full reference: C. W. Hibbard. 1939. Notes on Additional Fauna of Edson Quarry of the Middle Pliocene of Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Sciences 42:457-462

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

See also Alroy 2002, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Zakrzewski 1981

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

Subtaxa: Prodipodomys centralis Prodipodomys griggsorum Prodipodomys hibbardi Prodipodomys idahoensis Prodipodomys kansensis Prodipodomys riversidensis Prodipodomys tiheni Prodipodomys timoteoensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (7: California, South Dakota collections)

• Blancan of Mexico (1), United States (35: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Nevada, Texas, Washington)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (1), United States (6: Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas)

Total: 50 collections including 55 occurrences

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