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Sigmodon hispidus Say and Ord 1825 (hispid cotton rat)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51548

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

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

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 2.48 x 1.68

Estimated body mass: 83.1 g based on m1 length