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Zoyphiomys Tong 1997 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia

PaleoDB taxon number: 336862

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

Parent taxon: Ctenodactyloidea according to Q. Li and J. Meng 2015

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

Subtaxa: Zoyphiomys grandis, Zoyphiomys sinensis

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Type: Zoyphiomys sinensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore