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Fallomus quraishyi Marivaux and Welcomme 2003 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Glires - Diatomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 344561

Full reference: L. Marivaux and J.-L. Welcomme. 2003. New diatomyid and baluchimyine rodents from the Oligocene of Pakistan (Bugti Hills, Balochistan): systematic and paleobiogeographic implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(2):420-434

Belongs to Fallomus according to L. Marivaux and J.-L. Welcomme 2003

Sister taxa: Fallomus ginsburgi, Fallomus ladakhensis, Fallomus razae

Type specimen: DBC 438, a tooth. Its type locality is Paali Nala level C2 (DBC2), which is in an Oligocene fluvial-deltaic sandstone in the Chitarwata Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore