Leptotomus parvus Wood 1959 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ischyromyidae

Synonym: Leptotomus bridgerensis Wood 1962

Full reference: A. E. Wood. 1959. A new sciuravid rodent of the genus Pauromys from the Eocene of Wyoming. American Museum Novitates 1978

Belongs to Leptotomus according to A. E. Wood 1959

See also Eaton 1982 and Wood 1962

Sister taxa: Leptotomus caryophilus, Leptotomus guildayi

Type specimens:

  • Leptotomus parvus: Its type locality is Grizzly Buttes, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming
  • Leptotomus bridgerensis:

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Eocene of United States (33: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 33 collections each including a single occurrence

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