Eumys Leidy 1856 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Synonym: Coloradoeumys Martin 1980

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1856. Notice of remains of extinct Mammalia, discovered by Dr. F. V. Hayden in Nebraska Territory. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 8:88-90

Parent taxon: Cricetidae according to W. W. Korth 2014

See also Alroy 2002, Johnson 1966, Korth 2011, Martin 1980 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Abelmoschomys, Aktaumys, Allocricetus, Allospalax, Alticola, Anatolomys, Andinomys, Antecalomys, Aralocricetodon, Aratomys, Argyromys, Arvicolinae, Baiomys, Baranomys, Basirepomys, Blancomys, Chardinomys, Cimarronomys, Copemys, Cricetinae, Cricetodontinae, Cricetopinae, Dankomys, Democricetodontinae, Desmodillus, Dolomys, Ellobius, Eocricetodon, Eoeumys, Eolagurus, Eucricetodontinae, Eumyarioninae, Galushamys, Geringia, Germanomys, Gnomomys, Goniodontomys, Guildayomys, Hesperomyini, Hibbardomys, Hodomys, Ischymomys, Isthmomys, Jacobsomys, Kanisamys, Kislangia, Lagurodon, Lartetomys, Laugaritiomys, Leakeymys, Leidymys, Lemmiscus, Leukaristomys, Loupomys, Melissiodontinae, Microcricetus, Microtinae, Microtocricetus, Microtodon, Microtoscoptes, Mictomys, Myocricetodon, Nannocricetus, Nelsonia, Neotominae, Neotomini, Ogmodontomys, Palasiomys, Pappocricetodontinae, Paracricetodontinae, Paracricetulus, Paramicrotoscoptes, Paratarsomys, Paronychomys, Plesiocricetodon, Plioctomys, Pliomys, Pliotomodon, Poamys, Podomys, Primus, Promimomys, Propliomys, Prosomys, Prospalax, Protatera, Prototomys, Pseudocricetodontinae, Pseudocricetops, Pseudomyscus, Pterospalax, Raricricetodontinae, Repomys, Rhinocricetus, Rhizospalax, Scottimus, Sigmodontinae, Sinocricetus, Stachomys, Trilophomys, Tylomyinae, Tyrrhenicola, Ungaromys, Vallaris, Willeumys, Wilsoneumys, Yatkolamys, Zhungaromys, Zramys, Zygodontomys

Subtaxa: Eumys brachyodus Eumys cricetodontoides Eumys elegans Eumys eliensis Eumys euryodus Eumys parvidens

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Type: Eumys elegans

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Arikareean of United States (3: Montana, Nebraska, Wyoming collections)

• Oligocene of Canada (3: Saskatchewan), United States (39: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Eocene of Canada (3: Saskatchewan), United States (2: Colorado, Montana)

Total: 50 collections including 56 occurrences

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