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Marisela Vucetich et al. 2010 (caviomorph)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia

PaleoDB taxon number: 208979

Full reference: M. G. Vucetich, A. A. Carlini, O. Aguilera and M. R. Sánchez-Villagra. 2010. The Tropics as Reservoir of Otherwise Extinct Mammals: The Case of Rodents from a New Pliocene Faunal Assemblage from Northern Venezuela. Journal of Mammalian Evolution 17:265-273

Parent taxon: Octodontoidea according to M. G. Vucetich et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Abrocomidae, Acarechimys, Acaremyidae, Adelphomys, Capromyidae, Caviocricetus, Changquin, Chasichimys, Ctenomyidae, Deseadomys, Draconomys, Dudumus, Echimyidae, Eodelphomys, Eoespina, Eosachacui, Eosallamys, Ethelomys, Eumysops, Kannabateomys, Lapazomys, Leucokephalos, Llitun, Loretomys, Mayomys, Migraveramus, Myocastoridae, Neophanomys, Octodontidae, Paulacoutomys, Plesiacarechimys, Proechimys, Prospaniomys, Protacaremys, Protadelphomys, Sallamys, Sciamys, Selvamys, Spaniomys, Stichomys, Vallehermosomys, Willidewu, Xylechimys

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore