Petromus Smith 1831 (cane rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Thryonomyidae

Parent taxon: Thryonomyidae according to M. C. McKenna and S. K. Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Epiphiomys, Kochalia, Neophiomys, Neosciuromys, Paraphiomys, Paraulacodus, Protohummus, Sacaresia, Thryonomys

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution: found only at Swart Duinen (Quaternary of South Africa)

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