Onychomys Baird 1858 (grasshopper mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

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

See also Alroy 2002 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Apocricetus, Collimys, Cricetini, Cricetinus, Cricetulodon, Cricetulus, Democricetodon, Karydomys, Leidymini, Megacricetodon, Mesocricetus, Neacomys, Neocricetodon, Peromyscini, Peromyscus, Phodopus, Rotundomys, Symmetrodontomys

Subtaxa: Onychomys bensoni Onychomys gidleyi Onychomys hollisteri Onychomys jinglebobensis Onychomys larrabeei Onychomys leucogaster Onychomys martini Onychomys pedroensis Onychomys torridus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (3 collections), United States (28: Arizona, California, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas)

• Blancan of United States (24: Arizona, California, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas)

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Kansas, Nebraska)

Total: 58 collections including 61 occurrences

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