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Lignimus Storer 1970 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41682

Full reference: J. E. Storer. 1970. New rodents and lagomorphs from the upper Miocene Wood Mountain Formation of southern Saskatchewan. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 7:1125-1129

Parent taxon: Heteromyidae according to J. E. Storer 1970

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

Subtaxa: Lignimus austridakotensis, Lignimus montis

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Type: Lignimus montis

Ecology: ground dwelling granivore-browser