Proheteromys gremmelsi 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

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

Type specimen: SDSM 5574, a mandible (left ramus, with i-m3). Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-5362), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Distribution:

• Arikareean of United States (1: South Dakota collection)

• Oligocene of United States (4: South Dakota)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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