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Deseadomys Wood and Patterson 1959 (caviomorph)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia

PaleoDB taxon number: 42056

Full reference: A. E. Wood and B. Patterson. 1959. The rodents of the Deseadan Oligocene of Patagonia and the beginnings of South American rodent evolution. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 120:279-428

Parent taxon: Octodontoidea according to M. Arnal and M. G. Vucetich 2015

Sister taxa: Abrocomidae, Acarechimys, Acaremyidae, Adelphomys, Capromyidae, Caviocricetus, Changquin, Chasichimys, Ctenomyidae, 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, Sallamys, Sciamys, Selvamys, Spaniomys, Stichomys, Vallehermosomys, Willidewu, Xylechimys

Subtaxa: Deseadomys arambourgi, Deseadomys loomisi

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Type: Deseadomys arambourgi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore