Synaptomys Baird 1858 (vole)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Parent taxon: Arvicolinae according to K. L. Seymour 2004

See also Alroy 2002, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Allophaiomys, Arvicolini, Dicrostonychini, Lasiopodomys, Lemmini, Mimomys, Myodini, Ondatrini, Orcemys, Phenacomyini, Praesynaptomys, Prolagurus, Prometheomyini, Synaptomyini

Subtaxa: Synaptomys australis Synaptomys bunkeri Synaptomys cooperi Synaptomys morgani

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), United States (65: Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (1: Wyoming)

• Pliocene of Poland (2)

Total: 69 collections including 73 occurrences

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