Leptotomus Matthew 1910 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Parent taxon: Ischyromyidae according to J. J. Burke 1934

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Acritoparamys, Ailuravinae, Apatosciuravus, Churcheria, Decticadapis, Hulgana, Ischyromyinae, Ischyromys, Lophiparamys, Microparamyinae, Notoparamys, Paramyinae, Paramys, Pelycomys, Pseudoparamyinae, Rapamys, Tapomys, Thisbemys, Tillomys

Subtaxa: Leptotomus caryophilus Leptotomus guildayi Leptotomus parvus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (3: Saskatchewan collections), United States (54: California, Colorado, Nebraska, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 57 collections including 61 occurrences

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