Florentiamys Wood 1936 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Florentiamyidae

Parent taxon: Florentiamyidae according to W. W. Korth and C. Branciforte 2007

See also Alroy 2002 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Ecclesimus, Fanimus, Hitonkala, Kirkomys, Sanctimus

Subtaxa: Florentiamys agnewi Florentiamys kingi Florentiamys kinseyi Florentiamys loomisi Florentiamys tiptoni

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Type: Florentiamys loomisi

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: Nebraska collection)

• Harrisonian of United States (3: Nebraska)

• Arikareean of United States (9: Oregon, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (5: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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