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Tardontia Shotwell 1958 (mountain beaver)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Aplodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41466

Full reference: J. A. Shotwell. 1958. Evolution and Biogeography of the Aplodontid and Mylagaulid Rodents. Evolution 12

Parent taxon: Aplodontidae according to J. A. Shotwell 1958

Sister taxa: Altasciurus, Ameniscomys, Ansomyinae, Aplodontia, Brachygaulus, Dakotallomys, Leptoromys, Liodontia, Lophallomys, Meniscomyinae, Niglarodon, Ninamys, Oligopetes, Paracitellus, Plesispermophilus, Prosciurinae, Prosciurus, Pseudaplodon, Sciurodon, Sewelleladon, Trigonomys

Subtaxa: Tardontia nevadans, Tardontia occidentale

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore