Acomys Geoffroy 1838 ((African) spiny mice)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae

Parent taxon: Deomyinae according to S. J. Steppan et al. 2004

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Deomys, Lophuromys, Uromys

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ethiopia (1 collection), Kenya (2), South Africa (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of South Africa (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Uganda (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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