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Schizogliravus daamsi Bosma and de Bruijn 1982 (dormouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Gliridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 349693

Alternative combination: Gliravus daamsi

Full reference: A. A. Bosma and H. de Bruijn. 1982. Eocene and Oligocene Gliridae (Rodentia, Mammalia) from the Isle of Wight, England. Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Series B: Palaeontology, Geology, Physics and Chemistry 85(4):365-380

Belongs to Schizogliravus according to M. Freudenthal 2004

Sister taxa: Schizogliravus bravoi, Schizogliravus bruijni, Schizogliravus garouillensis, Schizogliravus hispanicus, Schizogliravus micio, Schizogliravus montisalbani, Schizogliravus tenuis

Type specimen: IVAU HH 2 1641 M2 sup. dext., a tooth. Its type locality is Headon Hill HH2, Lower Headon Beds, Isle of Wight, which is in an Eocene marine claystone/claystone in the Lower Headon Beds Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore