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Onychomys bensoni Gidley 1922 (grasshopper mouse)

Mammalia - Glires - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 49345

Full reference: J. W. Gidley. 1922. Preliminary report on fossil vertebrates of the San Pedro Valley, Arizona, with descriptions of new species of Rodentia and Lagomorpha. Shorter contributions to general geology, 1922 131:119-131

Belongs to Onychomys according to J. W. Gidley 1922

Sister taxa: Onychomys gidleyi, Onychomys hollisteri, Onychomys jinglebobensis, Onychomys larrabeei, Onychomys leucogaster, Onychomys martini, Onychomys pedroensis, Onychomys torridus

Type specimen: USNM 10509, a mandible (Portion- of a right lower jaw containing complete dentition)

Ecology: scansorial insectivore