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Telicomys Kraglievich 1926 (caviomorph)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Dinomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42097

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 M. C. McKenna and S. K. Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Telicomys amazonensis, Telicomys giganteus

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Type: Tetrastylus giganteus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore