Ondatra Link 1795 (muskrat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Synonyms: Anaptogonia Cope 1899, Neondatra Hibbard 1937, Pliopotamys Hibbard 1937

Parent taxon: Ondatrini according to T. Galewski et al. 2006

See also Alroy 2002, Gray 1825, Hibbard 1941, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Martin 1996, Martin et al. 2002, McKenna and Bell 1997, Miller 1976 and Shoshani et al. 1989

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Ondatra annectens Ondatra idahoensis Ondatra meadensis Ondatra minor Ondatra zibethicus

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Ecology: amphibious herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (5: Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Yukon collections), United States (101: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (56: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Washington, Wyoming)

• Pliocene of United States (1: Idaho)

Total: 163 collections including 167 occurrences

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