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Microtus australis Martin 1995 (vole)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 48572

Alternative combination: Pedomys australis

Full reference: R. A. Martin. 1995. A new middle Pleistocene species of Microtus (Pedomys) from the southern United States, with comments on the taxonomy and early evolution of Pedomys and Pitymys in North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 15(1):171-186

Belongs to Microtus according to R. A. Martin 1995

Sister taxa: Arvicola didelta, Arvicola involuta, Microtus (Stenocranius), Microtus agrestis, Microtus arvalis, Microtus brecciensis, Microtus bucharicus, Microtus californicus, Microtus chrotorrhinus, Microtus drummondi, Microtus duodecimcostatus, Microtus epimticeps, Microtus guatemalensis, Microtus guentheri, Microtus guildayi, Microtus hibbardi, Microtus irene, Microtus kikuchii, Microtus leucurus, Microtus llanensis, Microtus longicaudus, Microtus mandarinus, Microtus meadensis, Microtus mexicanus, Microtus middendorffi, Microtus miguelensis, Microtus miurus, Microtus montanus, Microtus morlani, Microtus oaxacensis, Microtus ochrogaster, Microtus oeconomus, Microtus paroperarius, Microtus pennsylvanicus, Microtus pinetorum, Microtus quasiater, Microtus richardsoni, Microtus rossiaemeridionalis, Microtus umbrosus, Microtus xanthognathus, Pitymys parvulus, Pitymys aratai, Pitymys mcnowni, Pitymys cumberlandensis, Pitymys nemoralis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Haile 16A, which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in Florida

Ecology: scansorial insectivore