Schaubeumys Wood 1935 (jumping mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Zapodidae

Full reference: A. E. Wood. 1935. Two new genera of cricetid rodents from the Miocene of western United States. American Museum Novitates 789

Parent taxon: Zapodidae according to B. Engesser 1979

See also Barnosky 1986, Black 1958, Green 1992, Korth 1980, Korth 1987, Korth 1994, McKenna and Bell 1997, Reynolds 1991, Skwara 1988, Sutton 1972 and Wood 1935

Sister taxa: Aksyiromys, Banyuesminthus, Eozapus, Gobiosminthus, Javazapus, Macrognathomys, Megasminthus, Miosicista, Napaeozapus, Pliozapus, Primisminthus, Shamosminthus, Sicista, Sicistinae, Simiacritomys, Sminthozapus, Tyrannomys, Zapus

Subtaxa: Schaubeumys cartomylos Schaubeumys clivosus Schaubeumys galbreathi Schaubeumys grangeri Schaubeumys sabrae

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan collections), United States (37: California, Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (4: Nebraska)

• Arikareean of United States (1: South Dakota)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), Kazakhstan (1), United States (3: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 49 collections including 50 occurrences

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