Russellagus Storer 1970 (pika)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae

Full reference: J. E. Storer. 1970. New rodents and lagomorphs from the upper Miocene Wood Mountain Formation of southern Saskatchewan. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 7:1125-1129

Parent taxon: Ochotonidae according to J. E. Storer 1970

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Russellagus vonhofi

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Type: Russellagus vonhofi

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Canada (3: Saskatchewan collections), United States (13: California, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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