Paramys leptodus Cope 1873 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Alternative combinations: Leptotomus leptodus, Plesiarctomys leptodus

Synonyms: Leptotomus grangeri Matthew 1910, Paramys grangeri Matthew 1910

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1873. On some Eocene mammals, obtained by Hayden's Geological Survey of 1872. Paleontological Bulletin 12:1-6

Belongs to Paramys according to E. D. Cope 1873

See also Hay 1902, Wilson 1940, Wood 1962 and Wood 1980

Sister taxa: Paramys adamus, Paramys compressidens, Paramys copei, Paramys delicatior, Paramys delicatus, Paramys dispar, Paramys excavatus, Paramys hunti, Paramys nini, Paramys obailensis, Paramys pourcyensis, Paramys pycnus, Paramys savagei, Paramys simpsoni, Paramys taurus, Paramys undans

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (5: California, Texas, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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