Mesogaulus paniensis Matthew 1902 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Mylagaulidae

Alternative combination: Mylagaulus paniensis

Synonym: Mesogaulus praecursor Cook and Gregory 1941

Belongs to Mesogaulus according to W. W. Korth 2000

See also Cook and Gregory 1941, Galbreath 1953 and Galbreath 1984

Sister taxon: Mesogaulus ballensis

Type specimens:

  • Mesogaulus paniensis: Its type locality is Courthouse Butte, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Pawnee Creek Formation of Colorado
  • Mesogaulus praecursor: Its type locality is Agate (4 Miles N), which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Marsland Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Miocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (9: Colorado, Nebraska)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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