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Synaptomys morgani Martin et al. 2003 (vole)

Mammalia - Glires - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 56480

Full reference: R. A. Martin, L. Duobinis-Gray, and C. P. Crockett. 2003. A new species of early Pleistocene Synaptomys (Mammalia, Rodentia) from Florida and its relevance to southern bog lemming origins. 23(4):917-936

Belongs to Synaptomys according to R. A. Martin et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Synaptomys australis, Synaptomys bunkeri, Synaptomys cooperi

Type specimen: UF 69151. Its type locality is Haile 16A, which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in Florida.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 2.99 x 1.61, M2 2.26 x 1.29, M3 2.57 x 1.24, m1 3.11 x 1.19, m2 2.07 x 1.39, m3 2.03 x 1.37

Estimated body mass: 177.2 g based on m1 length