Napaeozapus Miller 1900 (jumping mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Zapodidae

Parent taxon: Zapodidae according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Alroy 2002 and McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Napaeozapus insignis

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Ecology: saltatorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (10: Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia collections)

Total: 10 collections including 11 occurrences

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