Schaubeumys grangeri Wood 1935 (jumping mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Zapodidae

Alternative combination: Plesiosminthus grangeri

Full reference: A. E. Wood. 1935. Two new genera of cricetid rodents from the Miocene of western United States. American Museum Novitates 789

Belongs to Schaubeumys according to W. W. Korth 1994

See also Barnosky 1986, Black 1958, Engesser 1979, Green 1977, Green 1992, Korth 1980, Reynolds 1991, Skwara 1988, Sutton 1972 and Wood 1935

Sister taxa: Schaubeumys cartomylos, Schaubeumys clivosus, Schaubeumys galbreathi, Schaubeumys sabrae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Potato Creek, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the "Lower Rosebud" Beds Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Miocene of United States (4: Nebraska, South Dakota collections)

• Arikareean of United States (1: South Dakota)

• Oligocene of United States (2: South Dakota)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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