Franimys amherstensis Wood 1962 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Paramyidae

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 Franimys according to A. E. Wood 1962

Sister taxa: Franimys actites, Franimys ambos, Franimys buccatus

Type specimen: A.C.M. No. 10524, a partial skeleton (partial skeleton with partial skull, lower jaw, 16 vertebrae, pelvis, femur, tibia, fibula, and pes). Its type locality is SC-119 Franimys Hill, which is in a Clarkforkian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Eocene of United States (2: Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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