PaleoDB taxon number: 172059
Full reference: H. M. Sallam, E. R. Seiffert, E. L. Simons and C. Brindley. 2010. A large-bodied anomaluroid rodent from the earliest late Eocene of Egypt: phylogenetic and biogeographic implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(5):1579-1593
Sister taxon: Kabirmys prius
Type specimen: CGM 83698, a mandible (right mandible with m1–2). Its type locality is Birket Qarun Locality 2, which is in a Priabonian channel sandstone in the Birket Qarun Formation of Egypt.
Ecology: scansorial insectivore