Diprionomys agrarius Wood 1935 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

Alternative combinations: Mioheteromys agrarius, Oregonomys agrarius

Full reference: A. E. Wood. 1935. Evolution and relationships of the heteromyid rodents with new forms from the Tertiary of western North America. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 24:73-262

Belongs to Diprionomys according to A. E. Wood 1935

See also Korth 1997, Korth 1998 and Martin 1984

Sister taxa: Diprionomys minimus, Diprionomys parvus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Clayton Quarry, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Ash Hollow Formation of Nebraska

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (6: Nebraska collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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