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Peridyromys lavocati Pelaez-Campomanes and Daams 2002 (dormouse)

Mammalia - Glires - Gliridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 119639

Peridyromys lavocati, holotype.

Full reference: P. Pelaez-Campomanes and R. Daams. 2002. Middle Miocene rodents from Paşalar, Anatolia, Turkey. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 47(1):125-132

Belongs to Peridyromys according to P. Pelaez-Campomanes and R. Daams 2002

Sister taxa: Peridyromys columbarii, Peridyromys hamadryas, Peridyromys murinus, Peridyromys obtusangulus, Peridyromys ordinasi, Peridyromys turbatus

Type specimen: AMPG PSL394, a tooth (M1 or M2 sup. sin.). Its type locality is Pasalar, which is in a MN 5 fluvial siltstone/sandstone in Turkey.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore