Paraphiomys knolli López-Antoñazas and Sen 2005 (cane rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Thryonomyidae

Full reference: R. L. López-Antoñazas and S. Sen. 2005. New species of Paraphiomys (Rodentia, Thryonomyidae) from the lower Miocene of As-Sarrar, Saudi Arabia. Palaeontology 48(2):223-233

Belongs to Paraphiomys according to R. L. López-Antoñazas and S. Sen 2005

Sister taxa: Paraphiomys orangeus, Paraphiomys pigotti

Type specimen: AS9-1100. Its type locality is Al-Sarrar, Locality 8, Dam Formation, which is in a Miocene fluvial horizon in the Dam Formation of Saudi Arabia.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of Saudi Arabia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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