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Phiomys Osborn 1908 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Phiomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42021

Synonym: Acritophiomys Sallam et al. 2012 (taxon 343376)

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1908. New fossil mammals from the Fayűm Oligocene, Egypt. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 24(16):265-272

Parent taxon: Phiomorpha according to H. M. Sallam et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Bathyergidae, Birkamys, Mubhammys, Phiomyidae, Turkanamys

Subtaxa: Phiomys andrewsi, Phiomys bowni, Phiomys hammudai

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Type: Phiomys andrewsi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore