Mioheteromys amplissimus Korth 1997 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

Full reference: W. W. Korth. 1997. A new subfamily of primitive pocket mice (Rodentia, Heteromyidae) from the middle Tertiary of North America. Paludicola 1(2):33-66

Belongs to Mioheteromys according to W. W. Korth 1997

Sister taxa: Mioheteromys arcarius, Mioheteromys subterior

Type specimen: Its type locality is Nenzel Quarry, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Valentine Formation of Nebraska

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser


• Miocene of United States (8: Nebraska, Wyoming collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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