Acritoparamys pattersoni Wood 1962 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Alternative combination: Reithroparamys pattersoni

Full reference: A. E. Wood. 1962. The Early Tertiary Rodents of the Family Paramyidae. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 52(1):3-261

Belongs to Acritoparamys according to L. D. Ivy 1990

See also Emry and Korth 1989, Guthrie 1971, Korth 1984 and Wood 1962

Sister taxa: Acritoparamys atavus, Acritoparamys atwateri, Acritoparamys francesi, Acritoparamys wutui, Acritoparamys wyomingensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Exposure 3/4 Mile up Nuckoll's Creek, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the DeBeque Formation of Colorado

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (5: Colorado collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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