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Sigmodon bakeri Martin 1974 (cotton rat)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51545

Belongs to Sigmodon according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Sigmodon alstoni, Sigmodon chonensis, Sigmodon curtisi, Sigmodon hispidus, Sigmodon hudspethensis, Sigmodon libitinus, Sigmodon lindsayi, Sigmodon minor, Sigmodon ochrognathus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Coleman IIA, which is in an Irvingtonian sinkhole claystone/sandstone in Florida

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 2.22 x 1.51

Estimated body mass: 57.5 g based on m1 length