Mictomys meltoni Paulson 1961 (bog lemming)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Alternative combination: Synaptomys meltoni

Full reference: G. R. Paulson. 1961. The mammals of the Cudahy Fauna. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters 46:127-153

Belongs to Mictomys according to O. Fejfar and C. A. Repenning 1998

See also Barnosky and Rasmussen 1988, Bell and Barnosky 2000, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Paulson 1961 and Wood and Barnosky 1994

Sister taxa: Mictomys kansasensis, Mictomys vetus, Synaptomys (Mictomys) borealis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Quaternary of United States (12: Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Texas collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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