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Hesperogaulus Korth 1999 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Mylagaulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41473

Full reference: W. W. Korth. 1999. Hesperogaulus, a new genus of mylagaulid rodent (Mammalia) from the Miocene (Barstovian to Hemphillian) of the Great Basin. Journal of Paleontology 73(5):945-951

Parent taxon: Mylagaulidae according to W. W. Korth 1999

Sister taxa: Crucimys, Galbreathia, Mesogaulus, Mylagaulinae, Mylagaulodon, Mylagaulus, Promylagaulus, Pterogaulus, Trilaccogaulus, Umbogaulus

Subtaxa: Hesperogaulus gazini, Hesperogaulus wilsoni

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Type: Hesperogaulus wilsoni

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore