Proheteromys floridanus Wood 1932 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

Full reference: A. E. Wood. 1932. New heteromyid rodents from the Miocene of Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Geological Survey 10

Belongs to Proheteromys according to A. E. Wood 1932

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Midway, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Torreya Formation of Florida

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (4: Florida collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (2: Florida, New Mexico)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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