Proheteromys matthewi Wood 1935 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

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

Belongs to Proheteromys according to A. E. Wood 1935

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is AMNH Rosebud 18, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Rosebud Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Distribution: found only at AMNH Rosebud 18

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