Perimys Ameghino 1887 (caviomorph)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Neoepiblemidae

Synonym: Sphiggomys Ameghino 1887

Parent taxon: Neoepiblemidae according to L. L. Rasia and A. M. Candela 2017

See also Ameghino 1891, Ameghino 1894, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Vucetich et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Doryperimys, Neoepiblema, Phoberomys

Subtaxa: Perimys ameghinoi Perimys dissimilis Perimys erutus Perimys impactus Perimys incavatus Perimys incurvus Perimys intermedius Perimys oemulus Perimys onustus Perimys pacificus Perimys perpinguis Perimys planaris Perimys puellus Perimys pueraster Perimys scalabrinianus Perimys transversus Perimys zonatus

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Type: Perimys scalaris

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (30 collections), Chile (2)

Total: 32 collections including 41 occurrences

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