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Heliscomys Cope 1873 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Heliscomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41379

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1873. Synopsis of new Vertebrata from the Tertiary of Colorado obtained during the summer of 1873. Seventh Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories (extract)

Parent taxon: Heliscomyidae according to W. W. Korth et al. 1991

Sister taxa: Apletotomeus, Megaheliscomys, Passaliscomys, Tylionomys

Subtaxa: Heliscomys gregoryi, Heliscomys hatcheri, Heliscomys macdonaldi, Heliscomys ostranderi, Heliscomys senex, Heliscomys vetus, Heliscomys walshi

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Type: Heliscomys vetus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore