Acritoparamys wyomingensis Wood 1959 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Alternative combinations: Microparamys wyomingensis, Paramys wyomingensis

Synonym: Reithroparamys matthewi Wood 1962

Full reference: A. E. Wood. 1959. A new sciuravid rodent of the genus Pauromys from the Eocene of Wyoming. American Museum Novitates 1978

Belongs to Acritoparamys according to R. J. Emry and W. W. Korth 1989

See also Eaton 1982, Gazin 1976, Korth 1984, Wood 1959 and Wood 1962

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

Type specimens:

  • Acritoparamys wyomingensis: Its type locality is Hyopsodus Hill, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming
  • Reithroparamys matthewi:

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Eocene of United States (10: Wyoming collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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