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Aplodontia rufa Rafinesque 1817 (mountain beaver)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Aplodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 44187

Alternative combination: Anisonyx rufa

Synonym: Aplodontia major Merriam 1886 (taxon 161240)

Belongs to Aplodontia according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Aplodontia major fossilis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 4.80 x 5.40, M1 3.90 x 4.70, M2 3.70 x 4.20, p4 4.40 x 3.90, m1 3.70 x 3.70, m2 3.70 x 3.20, femur length 57.6, humerus length 49.0, radius length 45.6, tibia length 58.2, ulna length 59.9

Estimated body mass: 773.0 g based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length