Akodon Meyen 1833 (akodont)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Parent taxon: Akodontini according to G. D'Elía 2003

See also McKenna and Bell 1997 and Salles et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Bibimys, Blarinomys, Brucepattersonius, Deltamys, Juscelinomys, Kunsia, Lenoxus, Necromys, Oxymycterus, Scapteromys, Thalpomys, Thaptomys

Subtaxa: Akodon (Akodon) Akodon (Chalcomys) Akodon (Hypsimys) Akodon angustidens Akodon clivigenis Akodon cursor Akodon iniscatus Akodon johannis Akodon lindberghi Akodon lorenzinii Akodon molinae Akodon montensis Akodon mystax Akodon neocenus Akodon philipmyersi Akodon sanctipaulensis Akodon tolimae

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (6 collections), Brazil (2)

• Pliocene of Argentina (2)

Total: 10 collections including 13 occurrences

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