Prosomys mimus Shotwell 1956 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Alternative combinations: Microtodon mimus, Promimomys mimus

Full reference: J. A. Shotwell. 1956. Hemphillian mammalian assemblage from northeastern Oregon. Geological Society America Bulletin 67

Belongs to Prosomys according to J. Chaline et al. 1999

See also Hibbard 1970, Shotwell 1956 and Voorhies 1990

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is McKay Reservoir, which is in a Hemphillian pond sandstone in the McKay Formation of Oregon

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Hemphillian of United States (3: Nebraska, Oregon collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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