Campestrallomys dawsonae Macdonald 1963 (mountain beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Aplodontidae

Alternative combinations: Haplomys dawsonae, Prosciurus dawsonae

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 Campestrallomys according to W. W. Korth 2014

See also Korth 1989, Macdonald 1963 and Wang 1987

Sister taxon: Campestrallomys siouxensis

Type specimen: SDSM 56112, a mandible (left ramus, with unworn p4-m3.). Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-541), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: fossorial herbivore


• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (9: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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