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Plesiosteiromys Boivin et al. 2017 (caviomorph)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia

PaleoDB taxon number: 356379

Full reference: M. Boivin, L. Marivaux, A. M. Candela, M. J. Orliac, F. Pujos, R. Salas-Gismondi, J. V. Tejada-Lara and P.-O. Antoine. 2017. Late Oligocene caviomorph rodents from Contamana, Peruvian Amazonia. Papers in Palaeontology 3(1):69-109

Parent taxon: Erethizontoidea according to M. Boivin et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Eosteiromys, Erethizontidae, Steiromys

Subtaxa: Plesiosteiromys newelli

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Type: Plesiosteiromys newelli

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore