Malacothrix Wagner 1843 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Nesomyidae

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

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxon: Dendromus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Quaternary of South Africa (3 collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (2)

• Pliocene of South Africa (2)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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