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Eumegamys Kraglievich 1926 (caviomorph)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Dinomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 271736

Synonym: Megamys D'Orbigny 1842 (taxon 192440)

Full reference: L. Kraglievich. 1926. Los grandes roedores terciarios de la Argentina y sus relaciones con ciertos géneros pleistocenos de las Antillas. Anales del Museo Nacional de Buenos Aires 34:121-135

Parent taxon: Dinomyidae according to O. J. Linares 2004

Sister taxa: Branisamys, Briaromys, Carlesia, Colpostemma, Diaphoromys, Dinomys, Doellomys, Drytomomys, Eumegamyinae, Eumegamysops, Eusigmomys, Ferigolomys, Gyriabrus, Josephoartigasia, Olenopsis, Paranamys, Pentastylodon, Pentastylomys, Potamarchinae, Protomegamys, Pseudosigmomys, Scleromys, Simplimus, Telicomys, Tetrastylomys

Subtaxa: Eumegamys paranensis, Eumegamys scalabrinianus, Megamys depressidens, Megamys holmbergi, Megamys laevigatus, Megamys patagoniensis, Megamys racedi

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Type: Eumegamys paranensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore