Microtus paroperarius Hibbard 1944 (vole)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Alternative combination: Neodon paroperarius

Belongs to Microtus according to C. J. Bell and G. S. Bever 2006

See also Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Martin 1974

Sister taxa: Arvicola didelta, Arvicola involuta, Microtus (Stenocranius), Microtus agrestis, Microtus arvalis, Microtus australis, Microtus brecciensis, Microtus bucharicus, Microtus californicus, Microtus chrotorrhinus, Microtus drummondi, Microtus duodecimcostatus, Microtus eleniae, Microtus epimticeps, Microtus guatemalensis, Microtus guentheri, Microtus guildayi, Microtus hibbardi, Microtus irene, Microtus kikuchii, Microtus leucurus, Microtus llanensis, Microtus longicaudus, Microtus mandarinus, Microtus meadensis, Microtus mexicanus, Microtus middendorffi, Microtus miguelensis, Microtus miurus, Microtus montanus, Microtus morlani, Microtus oaxacensis, Microtus ochrogaster, Microtus oeconomus, Microtus pennsylvanicus, Microtus pinetorum, Microtus quasiater, Microtus richardsoni, Microtus rossiaemeridionalis, Microtus umbrosus, Microtus xanthognathus, Pitymys parvulus, Pitymys aratai, Pitymys mcnowni, Pitymys cumberlandensis, Pitymys nemoralis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cudahy, which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in the "Crooked Creek" Formation of Kansas

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (31: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, West Virginia)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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