Proheteromys bumpi Macdonald 1963 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

Full reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1963. The Miocene faunas from the Wounded Knee area of western South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 125(3):139-238

Belongs to Proheteromys according to J. R. Macdonald 1963

See also Korth 1997

Sister taxa: Proheteromys cejanus, Proheteromys floridanus, Proheteromys gremmelsi, Proheteromys ironcloudi, Proheteromys matthewi, Proheteromys maximus, Proheteromys parvus, Proheteromys sabinensis, Proheteromys sulculus, Proheteromys thorpei, Proheteromys toledoensis

Type specimen: SDSM 54304, a mandible. Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-541), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Proheteromys bumpi in the database

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