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Balantiomys Korth 1997 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41674

Full reference: W. W. Korth. 1997. A new subfamily of primitive pocket mice (Rodentia, Heteromyidae) from the middle Tertiary of North America. Paludicola 1(2):33-66

Parent taxon: Heteromyidae according to W. W. Korth 1997

Sister taxa: Chaetodipus, Cupidinimus, Dikkomys, Dipodomys, Eodipodomys, Harrymyinae, Harrymys, Heteromyinae, Lignimus, Liomys, Mioheteromys, Mookomys, Oregonomys, Peridiomys, Perodipus, Perognathus, Prodipodomys, Proheteromys, Schizodontomys, Stratimus, Trogomys

Subtaxa: Balantiomys meridionalis, Balantiomys nebraskensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser