Mysops parvus Marsh 1872 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cylindrodontidae

Alternative combination: Tillomys parvus

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Preliminary description of new Tertiary mammals. Part II. American Journal of Science 4(21):202-224

Belongs to Mysops according to C. L. Gazin 1976

See also Marsh 1872, Wilson 1938 and Wilson 1938

Sister taxa: Mysops fraternus, Mysops minimus, Mysops wilsoni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Grizzly Buttes, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (3: Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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