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Noronhomys vespuccii Carleton and Olson 1999

PaleoDB taxon number: 373818

Full reference: M. D. Carleton and S. L. Olson. 1999. Amerigo Vespucci and the rat of Fernando de Noronha: a new genus and species of Rodentia (Muridae: Sigmodontinae) from a volcanic island off Brazil's continental shelf. American Museum Novitates 3256:1-59

Belongs to Noronhomys according to M. D. Carleton and S. L. Olson 1999

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MCP 3460-PV, a skeleton. Its type locality is Santo Antonio peninsula, Fernando de Noronha, which is in a Holocene eolian sandstone in Brazil.