Paciculus Cope 1879 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1879. Second contribution to a knowledge of the Miocene fauna of Oregon. Paleontological Bulletin 31:1-7

Parent taxon: Leidymini according to E. Lindsay et al. 2016

See also Alroy 2002, Hibbard 1939, Korth 2014 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Paciculus cedrus Paciculus insolitus Paciculus montanus Paciculus nebraskensis Paciculus walshi Paciculus woodi

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Type: Paciculus insolitus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Miocene of United States (1: South Dakota)

• Harrisonian of United States (4: Nebraska)

• Arikareean of United States (8: California, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (10: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 25 collections including 26 occurrences

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