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Canaanimys maquiensis Antoine et al. 2011 (caviomorph)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia

PaleoDB taxon number: 267456

Full reference: P. O. Antoine, L. Marivaux, D. A. Croft, G. Billet, M. Ganerod, C. Jaramillo, T. Martin, M. Orliac, J. Tejada, A. J. Altamirano, F. Duranthon, G. Fanjat, S. Rousse and R. Salas-Gismondi. 2011. Middle Eocene rodents from Peruvian Amazonia reveal the pattern and timing of caviomorph origins and biogeography. Proceedings of The Royal Society B 279:1319-1326

Belongs to Canaanimys according to P. O. Antoine et al. 2011

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MUSM 1890, a tooth (right M2). Its type locality is CTA-27, which is in an Eocene terrestrial claystone in the Pozo Formation of Peru.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore