Alphagaulus vetus Matthew 1924 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Mylagaulidae

Alternative combinations: Mesogaulus vetus, Mylagaulus vetus

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1924. Third contribution to the Snake Creek Fauna. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 50:59-210

Belongs to Alphagaulus according to W. W. Korth 2013

See also Cook and Gregory 1941, Gawne 1975, Korth 2000, Matthew 1924, Munthe 1988 and Sutton and Korth 1995

Sister taxa: Alphagaulus douglassi, Alphagaulus pristinus, Alphagaulus tedfordi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Thomson Quarry, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Sheep Creek Formation of Nebraska

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (15: Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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