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Reithrodon auritus Fischer 1814 (bunny rat)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 231635

Alternative combination: Mus auritus

Synonyms: Proreithrodon chapalmalense Ameghino 1908 (no. 270712), Proreithrodon incipens Ameghino 1908 (no. 270713)

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

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 29.0, humerus length 20.3, scapula length 20.2, skull length 36.2, tibia length 34.5, ulna length 26.4

Estimated body mass: 101.0 g based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length