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Sallamys Hoffstetter and Lavocat 1970 (caviomorph)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia

PaleoDB taxon number: 247409

Full reference: R. Hoffstetter and R. Lavocat. 1970. Découverte dans le Déséadien de Bolivia de genres pentalophodontes appuyant les affinités africaines des Rongeurs Caviomorphes. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris 271:172-175

Parent taxon: Octodontoidea according to M. A. Pérez et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Abrocomidae, Acarechimys, Acaremyidae, Adelphomys, Capromyidae, Caviocricetus, Changquin, Chasichimys, Ctenomyidae, Deseadomys, Draconomys, Dudumus, Echimyidae, Eodelphomys, Eoespina, Eosachacui, Eosallamys, Ethelomys, Eumysops, Kannabateomys, Lapazomys, Leucokephalos, Llitun, Loretomys, Marisela, Mayomys, Migraveramus, Myocastoridae, Neophanomys, Octodontidae, Paulacoutomys, Plesiacarechimys, Proechimys, Prospaniomys, Protacaremys, Protadelphomys, Sciamys, Selvamys, Spaniomys, Stichomys, Vallehermosomys, Willidewu, Xylechimys

Subtaxa: Sallamys pascuali, Sallamys woodi

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Type: Sallamys pascuali

Ecology: scansorial insectivore