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Paronychomys alticuspis Baskin 1979 (mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50018

Full reference: J. A. Baskin. 1979. Small Mammals of the Hemphillian Age White Cone Local Fauna, Northeastern Arizona. Journal of Paleontology 53(3):695-708

Belongs to Paronychomys according to J. A. Baskin 1979

Sister taxa: Paronychomys lemredfieldi, Paronychomys shotwelli, Paronychomys tuttlei

Type specimen: Its type locality is White Cone, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Bidahochi Formation of Arizona

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 1.49 x 0.98, M2 1.23 x 1.00, m1 1.49 x 0.98, m2 1.28 x 1.01, m3 1.05 x 0.84

Estimated body mass: 15.3 g based on m1 length