Schaubeumys clivosus Galbreath 1953 (jumping mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Zapodidae

Alternative combination: Plesiosminthus clivosus

Synonym: Plesiosminthus geringensis Martin 1974

Full reference: E. C. Galbreath. 1953. A contribution to the Tertiary geology and paleontology of northeastern Colorado. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions Vertebrata 4:1-120

Belongs to Schaubeumys according to B. Engesser 1979

See also Barnosky 1986, Black 1958, Galbreath 1953, Green 1977, Korth 1980, Korth 1992, Korth 1994, Martin 1974 and Skwara 1988

Sister taxa: Schaubeumys cartomylos, Schaubeumys galbreathi, Schaubeumys grangeri, Schaubeumys sabrae

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (9: Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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