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Ctenomys praderii Mones and Castiglioni 1979 (caviomorph)

Mammalia - Glires - Ctenomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 259778

Full reference: A. Mones and L. R. Castiglioni. 1979. Additions to the knowledge on fossil rodents of Uruguay (Mammalia: Rodentia). Palaontologische Zeitschrift 53:77-87

Belongs to Ctenomys according to A. Mones and L. R. Castiglioni 1979

Sister taxa: Ctenomys bonariensis, Ctenomys chapalmalensis, Ctenomys connoveri, Ctenomys cotocaensis, Ctenomys formosus, Ctenomys kraglievichi, Ctenomys magellanicus, Ctenomys priscus, Ctenomys subassentiens, Ctenomys thomasi, Ctenomys uquiensis, Paractenomys chapadmalensis

Type specimen: 533 MNHN-DP, a partial skull. Its type locality is Conchillas, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial horizon in the Libertad Formation of Uruguay.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore