PaleoDB taxon number: 108789
Full reference: A. V. Lopatin. 1997. The First Finding of Ansomys (Aplodontidae, Rodentia, Mammalia) in the Miocene of Kazakhstan. Paleontological Journal 31(6):667-670
Type specimen: PIN, no. 4516/202, a tooth (Left P4). Its type locality is Altynshokysu (bone bed IV), which is in an Oligocene terrestrial claystone in the Aral Formation of Kazakhstan.
Ecology: scansorial insectivore