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Butomys Dashzeveg and Meng 1998 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia

PaleoDB taxon number: 260693

Full reference: D. Dashzeveg and J. Meng. 1998. New Eocene ctenodactyloid rodents from the Eastern Gobi Desert of Mongolia and a phylogenetic analysis of ctenodactyloids based on dental features. American Museum Novitates 3246 :1-20

Parent taxon: Ctenodactyloidea according to D. Dashzeveg and J. Meng 1998

Sister taxa: Advenimus, Ageitonomys, Alaymys, Anadianomys, Bandaomys, Borisomys, Chapattimyidae, Chenomys, Chuankueimys, Cocomys, Dianomys, Distylomyidae, Euboromys, Exmus, Gobiomyidae, Hannanomys, Hohomys, Petrokozlovia, Saykanomys, Simplicimys, Stelmomys, Tamquammyidae, Tamquammys, Tataromyidae, Tsinlingomys, Xueshimys, Yongshengomys, Yuanomys, Yuomys, Zodiomys, Zoyphiomys

Subtaxa: Butomys prima

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Type: Butomys prima

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore