Cupidinimus Wood 1935 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

Synonym: Perognathoides Wood 1935

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

Parent taxon: Heteromyidae according to A. E. Wood 1935

See also Barnosky 1986, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Whistler 1984

Sister taxa: Balantiomys, Chaetodipus, Dikkomys, Dipodomyinae, Eodipodomys, Harrymyinae, Harrymys, Heteromyinae, Lignimus, Liomys, Mioheteromys, Mookomys, Oregonomys, Peridiomys, Perodipus, Perognathinae, Perognathus, Prodipodomys, Proheteromys, Schizodontomys, Stratimus, Trogomys

Subtaxa: Cupidinimus avawatzensis Cupidinimus bidahochiensis Cupidinimus boronensis Cupidinimus cuyamensis Cupidinimus halli Cupidinimus lindsayi Cupidinimus magnus Cupidinimus nebraskensis Cupidinimus prattensis Cupidinimus smaragdinus Cupidinimus tertius Cupidinimus whitlocki Perognathoides eurekensis Perognathoides kleinfelderi Perognathoides quartus

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Type: Cupidinimus nebraskensis

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser


• Blancan of United States (2: California collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (6: Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Texas)

• Miocene of United States (97: California, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 106 collections including 126 occurrences

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