Schizodontomys Rensberger 1973 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

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

See also Alroy 2002

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

Subtaxa: Schizodontomys amnicolus Schizodontomys greeni Schizodontomys harkseni Schizodontomys sulcidens

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Type: Schizodontomys greeni

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (21: California, Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming collections)

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

• Arikareean of United States (16: California, Oregon)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 43 collections each including a single occurrence

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