Mytonomys coloradensis Wood 1962 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Alternative combination: Pseudotomus coloradensis

Synonym: Leptotomus loomisi Wood 1962

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 Mytonomys according to W. W. Korth 1984

See also Wood 1962

Sister taxa: Mytonomys burkei, Mytonomys coelumensis, Mytonomys gaitania, Mytonomys mytonensis, Mytonomys robustus, Mytonomys wortmani

Type specimens:

  • Mytonomys coloradensis: Its type locality is The Amphitheater, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the DeBeque Formation of Colorado
  • Leptotomus loomisi:

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Eocene of United States (14: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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