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Tamquammys dispinorum Tong 1997 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia

PaleoDB taxon number: 336844

Full reference: Y. Tong. 1997. Middle Eocene Small Mammals from Liguanqiao Basin of Henan Province and Yuanqu Basin of Shanxi Province, Central China. Palaeontologica Sinica, New Series C 26:1-256

Belongs to Tamquammys according to Tong 1997

Sister taxa: Tamquammys fractus, Tamquammys longus, Tamquammys robustus, Tamquammys tantillus, Tamquammys wilsoni

Type specimen: IVPP V10252, a partial skull (Mandible, maxilla and teeth). Its type locality is Shipigou, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Hetaoyuan Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore