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Viriosomys Tong 1997 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Tamquammyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 349792

Full reference: Y. Tong. 1997. Middle Eocene Small Mammals from Liguanqiao Basin of Henan Province and Yuanqu Basin of Shanxi Province, Central China. Palaeontologica Sinica, New Series C 26:1-256

Parent taxon: Tamquammyinae according to Y. Tong 1997

Sister taxa: Adolomys, Bumbanomys, Kharomys, Sharomys, Tsagamys, Ulanomys

Subtaxa: Viriosomys jingweni

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Type: Viriosomys jingweni

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore