Heliscomys hatcheri Wood 1935 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heliscomyidae

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 Heliscomys according to A. E. Wood 1935

See also Korth 1989 and Korth et al. 1991

Sister taxa: Heliscomys gregoryi, Heliscomys macdonaldi, Heliscomys ostranderi, Heliscomys senex, Heliscomys vetus, Heliscomys walshi

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (7: Nebraska, Wyoming collections)

• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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