Fanimus clasoni Macdonald 1963 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Florentiamyidae

Alternative combinations: Pleurolicus clasoni, Sanctimus clasoni

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 Fanimus according to W. W. Korth et al. 1990

See also Macdonald 1963, Macdonald 1970, Rensberger 1973 and Wahlert 1983

Sister taxon: Fanimus ultimus

Type specimen: SDSM 54388, a mandible (fragment of right ramus, with incisor and lightly worn p4-m1). Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-5350), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Oligocene of United States (6: South Dakota collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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