Proheteromys maximus James 1963 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

Full reference: G. T. James. 1963. Paleontology and nonmarine stratigraphy of the Cuyama Valley badlands, California; Part 1, Geology, faunal interpretations, and systematic descriptions of Chiroptera, Insectivora, and Rodentia. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 45:1-154

Belongs to Proheteromys according to G. T. James 1963

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

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: California collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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