Holochilus Brandt 1835 (marsh rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Parent taxon: Sigmodontinae according to L. O. Salles et al. 2006

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Abrothrix, Bensonomys, Chelemys, Chukimys, Cordimus, Delomys, Euneomys, Geoxus, Ichthyomyini, Ichthyurodon, Irenomys, Juliomys, Lundomys, Microryzomys, Miotomodon, Nectomys, Noronhomys, Oligoryzomys, Olympicomys, Oryzomyalia, Panchomys, Phyllotini, Pseudoryzomys, Reithrodontomys, Rhipidomys, Scolomys, Sigmodontini, Thomasomys, Wiedomyini

Subtaxa: Holochilus brasiliensis Holochilus chacarius Holochilus magnus Holochilus multannus Holochilus primigenus Holochilus sciureus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (4 collections), Bolivia (3), Brazil (1), Uruguay (2), Venezuela (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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