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Scapteromys tumidus Waterhouse 1837 (Waterhouse's swamp rat)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 231631

Alternative combination: Mus tumidus

Belongs to Scapteromys according to L. M. Miller and S. Anderson 1977

Sister taxon: Scapteromys hershkovitzi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 31.7, humerus length 20.9, scapula length 20.8, skull length 39.1, tibia length 35.9, ulna length 28.0

Estimated body mass: 118.0 g based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length