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Palaeosteiromys Boivin et al. 2017 (porcupine)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Erethizontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 356377

Full reference: M. Boivin, L. Marivaux, A. M. Candela, M. J. Orliac, F. Pujos, R. Salas-Gismondi, J. V. Tejada-Lara and P.-O. Antoine. 2017. Late Oligocene caviomorph rodents from Contamana, Peruvian Amazonia. Papers in Palaeontology 3(1):69-109

Parent taxon: Erethizontidae according to M. Boivin et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Branisamyopsis, Coendou, Eopululo, Erethizon, Erethizontinae, Hyposteiromys, Hypsosteiromys, Microsteiromys, Neosteiromys, Paradoxomys, Sphiggurus

Subtaxa: Palaeosteiromys amazonensis

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Type: Palaeosteiromys amazonensis

Ecology: arboreal herbivore