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Hitonkala andersontau Macdonald 1963 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Florentiamyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47063

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 Hitonkala according to J. R. Macdonald 1963

Sister taxon: Hitonkala macdonaldtau

Type specimen: SDSM 56120, a skull (skull, with unworn dP4/4, P4/4-M3/3. Upper and lower deciduous fourth premolars removed (by writer) on right side to expose P4/4). Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-5354), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore