Macrognathomys Hall 1930 (jumping mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Zapodidae

Parent taxon: Zapodidae according to Hall 1930

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Macrognathomys gemmacolis Macrognathomys nanus

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Type: Macrognathomys nanus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Oregon collection)

• Miocene of United States (8: Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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