Cuyamalagus Hutchison and Lindsay 1974 (pika)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae

Full reference: J. H. Hutchison and E. H. Lindsay. 1974. The Hemingfordian mammal fauna of the Vedder Locality, Branch Canyon Formation, Santa Barbara, California. Part I. Insectivora, Chiroptera, Lagomorpha, and Rodentia (Sciuridae). PaleoBios 15:1-19

Parent taxon: Ochotonidae according to J. H. Hutchison and E. H. Lindsay 1974

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Amphilagus, Bellatona, Bohlinotona, Gripholagomys, Hesperolagomys, Ochotoninae, Oklahomalagus, Piezodus, Praotherium palatinum, Prolagus, Russellagus, Sinolagomyinae, Titanomys

Subtaxa: Cuyamalagus dawsoni

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Type: Cuyamalagus dawsoni

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (5: California collections)

• Arikareean of United States (5: California)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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