Alwoodia harkseni Macdonald 1963 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Allomyidae

Alternative combination: Allomys harkseni

Full reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1963. The Miocene faunas from the Wounded Knee area of western South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 125(3):139-238

Belongs to Alwoodia according to W. W. Korth 1992

See also Macdonald 1963

Sister taxon: Alwoodia magna

Type specimen: SDSM 59155, a tooth (isolated M1 or M2). Its type locality is Monroe Creek (SDSM V-592), which is in a Monroecreekian terrestrial horizon in the Monroe Creek Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Harrisonian of United States (2: Nebraska collections)

• Oligocene of United States (4: South Dakota)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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