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Cuyamalagus dawsoni Hutchison and Lindsay 1974 (pika)

Mammalia - Glires - Ochotonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45412

Full reference: J. H. Hutchison and E. H. Lindsay. 1974. The Hemingfordian mammal fauna of the Vedder Locality, Branch Canyon Formation, Santa Barbara, California. Part I. Insectivora, Chiroptera, Lagomorpha, and Rodentia (Sciuridae). PaleoBios 15:1-19

Belongs to Cuyamalagus according to J. H. Hutchison and E. H. Lindsay 1974

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Vedder (UCMP V-6761), which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Branch Canyon Formation of California

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 2.17 x 2.13