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Paciculus woodi Macdonald 1963 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia

PaleoDB taxon number: 49596

Alternative combination: Eumys woodi

Full reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1963. The Miocene faunas from the Wounded Knee area of western South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 125(3):139-238

Belongs to Paciculus according to Korth 1992

Sister taxa: Paciculus cedrus, Paciculus insolitus, Paciculus montanus, Paciculus nebraskensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-542), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 1.63 x 1.29