Eozapus Preble 1899 (jumping mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Zapodidae

Synonym: Protozapus Bachmayer and Wilson 1970

Parent taxon: Zapodidae according to F. Bachmayer and R. W. Wilson 1970

See also Fahlbusch 1992 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Aksyiromys, Banyuesminthus, Gobiosminthus, Javazapus, Macrognathomys, Megasminthus, Miosicista, Napaeozapus, Pliozapus, Primisminthus, Schaubeumys, Shamosminthus, Sicista, Sicistinae, Simiacritomys, Sminthozapus, Tyrannomys, Zapus

Subtaxa: Eozapus setchuanus Eozapus similis Protozapus intermedius

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of China (1 collection)

• Miocene of China (1), Spain (4)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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