Tapomys tapensis Wilson 1940 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Alternative combinations: Ischyrotomus tapensis, Leptotomus tapensis

Full reference: R. W. Wilson. 1940. Californian paramyid rodents. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 514(5):59-84

Belongs to Tapomys according to A. E. Wood 1976

See also Black 1971, Wilson 1940 and Wood 1962

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Tapo Canyon (Upper), which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Sespe Formation of California

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Tapo Canyon (Upper)

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