Paciculus nebraskensis Alker 1969 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Full reference: J. Alker. 1969. Paciculus (Cricetinae, incertae sedis) teeth from the Miocene of Nebraska. Journal of Paleontology 43(1):171-174

Belongs to Paciculus according to J. Alker 1969

Sister taxa: Paciculus cedrus, Paciculus insolitus, Paciculus montanus, Paciculus walshi, Paciculus woodi

Type specimen: USNM 66166, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Redington Gap West (Basal Siltstone), which is in an Arikareean terrestrial horizon in the Brule Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Harrisonian of United States (3: Nebraska collections)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Nebraska)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (2: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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