Family Pedetidae Gray 1825 (springhare)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Pedetidae

Parent taxon: Anomaluroidea according to C. Montgelard et al. 2002

See also Carroll 1988, Nowak 1991 and Nowak 1999

Sister taxa: Anomaluridae, Nementchamyidae, Nonanomaluridae, Zegdoumyidae

Subtaxa: Megapedetes Parapedetes

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Kenya (9 collections), Namibia (1), Saudi Arabia (2), Uganda (2)

• Oligocene of Kenya (1)

Total: 15 collections including 17 occurrences

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