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Schizodontomys harkseni Macdonald 1970 (rodent)

Mammalia - Glires - Heteromyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51449

Alternative combination: Grangerimus harkseni

Full reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1970. Review of the Miocene Wounded Knee faunas of southwestern South Dakota. Bulletin of the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Science 8:165-82

Belongs to Schizodontomys according to J. E. Storer 2002

Sister taxa: Schizodontomys amnicolus, Schizodontomys greeni, Schizodontomys sulcidens

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rosebud (LACM 1830), which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Rosebud Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 1.92 x 2.13