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Aenigmys Vucetich et al. 2005 (caviomorph)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia

PaleoDB taxon number: 264167

Full reference: M. G. Vucetich, E. C. Vieytes, D. H. Verzi, J. I. Noriega, and E. P. Tonni. 2005. Unexpected primitive rodents in the Quaternary of Argentina. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 20(1-2):57-64

Parent taxon: Caviomorpha according to M. G. Vucetich et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Cachiyacuy, Canaanimys, Cavioidea, Cephalomyidae, Chambiramys, Chinchilloidea, Erethizontoidea, Luribayomys, Luribayomys masticator, Octodontoidea, Palmiramys, Palmiramys waltheri, Pozomys, Tacheria

Subtaxa: Aenigmys diamantensis

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Type: Aenigmys diamantensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore