Kunsia Hershkovitz 1966 (giant rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Parent taxon: Akodontini according to G. D'Elía 2003

See also Marshall and Sempere 1991 and Salles et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Akodon, Bibimys, Blarinomys, Brucepattersonius, Deltamys, Juscelinomys, Lenoxus, Necromys, Oxymycterus, Scapteromys, Thalpomys, Thaptomys

Subtaxa: Kunsia fronto Kunsia tomentosus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Bolivia (1 collection), Brazil (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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