Symmetrodontomys Hibbard 1941 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Full reference: C. W. Hibbard. 1941. New Mammals from the Rexroad Fauna, Upper Pliocene of Kansas. American Midland Naturalist 26(2):337-368

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

See also Hibbard 1941 and McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Symmetrodontomys beckensis Symmetrodontomys daamsi Symmetrodontomys simplicidens

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Blancan of United States (7: Kansas, Texas collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Indiana)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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