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Neosteiromys tordillense Vucetich et al. 1993 (porcupine)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Erethizontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 264061

Full reference: M. G. Vucetich, M. M. Mazzoni, and U. F. J. Pardiñas. 1993. Los roedores de la Formación Collon Curá (Mioceno Medio), y la ignimbrita Pilcaniyeu. Cañadón del Tordillo, Neuquen. Ameghiniana 30(4):361-381

Belongs to Neosteiromys according to M. G. Vucetich et al. 1993

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MLP 91-IV-34c, a set of teeth (left M1 or M2). Its type locality is Cañadon del Tordillo, which is in a Miocene terrestrial tuff in the Collón Cura Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: arboreal herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): p4 6.15 x 5.45, M1 o 2 6.40 x 6.75, m1 o 2 length 6.30