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Calomys laucha Desmarest 1816 (small vesper mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 231633

Alternative combination: Mus laucha

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

Sister taxa: Calomys (Calomys), Calomys callosus, Calomys expulsus, Calomys tener, Calomys tocantinsi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 12.8, humerus length 9.78, scapula length 10.5, skull length 20.3, tibia length 14.4, ulna length 13.0

Estimated body mass: 11.0 g based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length