Neotoma Say and Ord 1825 (pack rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Synonym: Parahodomys Gidley and Gazin 1933

Parent taxon: Neotomini according to O. Carranza-CastaƱeda and A. H. Walton 1992

See also Alroy 2002, Baskin 1978, Gray 1825, Hay 1902, Kurten and Anderson 1980, McKenna and Bell 1997, Schultz and Howard 1935, Tomida 1987 and Zakrzewski 1993

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Neotoma (Paraneotoma) Neotoma albigula Neotoma amplidonta Neotoma cinerea Neotoma findleyi Neotoma floridana Neotoma fossilis Neotoma fuscipes Neotoma lepida Neotoma leucodon Neotoma leucopetrica Neotoma mexicana Neotoma micropus Neotoma minutus Neotoma ozarkensis Neotoma prefuscipes Neotoma prelepida Neotoma pygmaea Neotoma quadriplicata Neotoma spelaea Neotoma stephensi Neotoma taylori Neotoma vaughani

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Type: Mus floridanus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Quaternary of Canada (1: Alberta collection), Mexico (10), United States (193: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Blancan of Mexico (2), United States (67: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington)

• Pliocene of United States (1: California)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (1), United States (5: Nebraska, Nevada, Texas)

• Miocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 281 collections including 326 occurrences

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