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Calomys Waterhouse 1837 (vesper mouse)

Mammalia - Glires - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41746

Alternative spelling: Mus (Calomys)

Synonym: Cimmaronomys Hibbard 1953 (taxon 45110)

Full reference: G. R. Waterhouse. 1837. Characters of new species of the genus Mus, from the collection of Mr Darwin. Proceedings of the Zoological Society London V:15-21

Parent taxon: Phyllotini according to G. D'Elía 2003

Sister taxa: Auliscomys, Eligmodontia, Graomys, Kraglievichimys, Loxodontomys, Neotomys, Pardinamys, Phyllotis, Tafimys

Subtaxa: Calomys (Calomys), Calomys callosus, Calomys expulsus, Calomys hummelincki, Calomys laucha, Calomys musculinus, Calomys tener, Calomys tocantinsi

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore