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Chukimys Barbiere et al. 2016 (mouse)

Mammalia - Glires - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 346726

Full reference: F. Barbiere, L. E. Cruz, P. E. Ortiz and U. F. J. Pardiņas. 2016. A new genus of Sigmodontinae (Mammalia, Rodentia, Cricetidae) from the Pliocene of Central Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(5):e1199557

Parent taxon: Sigmodontinae according to F. Barbiere et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Abrothrix, Bensonomys, Chelemys, Cordimus, Delomys, Euneomys, Geoxus, Holochilus, Ichthyomyini, Ichthyurodon, Irenomys, Juliomys, Lundomys, Microryzomys, Miotomodon, Nectomys, Noronhomys, Oligoryzomys, Olympicomys, Oryzomyalia, Panchomys, Phyllotini, Pseudoryzomys, Reithrodontomys, Rhipidomys, Scolomys, Sigmodontini, Thomasomys, Wiedomyini

Subtaxa: Chukimys favaloroi

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Type: Chukimys favaloroi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore