Prosigmodon Jacobs and Lindsay 1981 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Full reference: L. L. Jacobs and E. H. Lindsay. 1981. Prosigmodon oroscoi, a New Sigmodont Rodent from the Late Tertiary of Mexico. Journal of Paleontology 55(2):425-430

Parent taxon: Sigmodontini according to G. D'Elía 2003

See also Carranza-Castañeda and Walton 1992, Jacobs and Lindsay 1981 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxon: Sigmodon

Subtaxa: Prosigmodon chihuahuensis Prosigmodon ferrusquiai Prosigmodon holocuspis Prosigmodon oroscoi

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Blancan of Mexico (3 collections), United States (3: Arizona, New Mexico)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (3), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 10 collections including 11 occurrences

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