Proheteromys ironcloudi Macdonald 1963 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

Full reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1963. The Miocene faunas from the Wounded Knee area of western South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 125(3):139-238

Belongs to Proheteromys according to J. R. Macdonald 1963

Sister taxa: Proheteromys bumpi, Proheteromys cejanus, Proheteromys floridanus, Proheteromys gremmelsi, Proheteromys matthewi, Proheteromys maximus, Proheteromys parvus, Proheteromys sabinensis, Proheteromys sulculus, Proheteromys thorpei, Proheteromys toledoensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Monroe Creek (SDSM V-6215), which is in a Monroecreekian terrestrial horizon in the Monroe Creek Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser


• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (3: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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