Zapus Coues 1876 (jumping mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Zapodidae

Parent taxon: Zapodidae according to K. L. Seymour 2004

See also Alroy 2002, Hay 1902, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Zapus adamsi Zapus burti Zapus hudsonius Zapus princeps Zapus rinkeri Zapus sandersi Zapus sykesae

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Type: Dipus hudsonius

Ecology: saltatorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (32: Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia collections)

• Blancan of United States (7: Kansas, Nebraska)

Total: 39 collections each including a single occurrence

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