Proheteromys Wood 1932 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

Full reference: A. E. Wood. 1932. New heteromyid rodents from the Miocene of Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Geological Survey 10

Parent taxon: Heteromyidae according to A. E. Wood 1932

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Proheteromys bumpi Proheteromys cejanus Proheteromys floridanus Proheteromys gremmelsi Proheteromys ironcloudi Proheteromys matthewi Proheteromys maximus Proheteromys parvus Proheteromys sabinensis Proheteromys sulculus Proheteromys thorpei Proheteromys toledoensis

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Type: Proheteromys floridanus

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser


• Miocene of Panama (1 collection), United States (22: California, Colorado, Florida, Nebraska, Texas)

• Harrisonian of United States (6: Florida, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota)

• Arikareean of United States (8: California, Florida, South Dakota)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (9: Florida, Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 47 collections including 49 occurrences

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