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Dipodomys spectabilis Merriam 1890 (bannertail kangaroo rat)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Heteromyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45832

Belongs to Dipodomys according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Dipodomys agilis, Dipodomys compactus, Dipodomys deserti, Dipodomys gidleyi, Dipodomys hibbardi, Dipodomys ingens, Dipodomys merriami, Dipodomys microps, Dipodomys minor, Dipodomys nitratoides, Dipodomys ordii, Dipodomys pattersoni

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 1.20 x 1.98, femur length 31.1, humerus length 16.0, tibia length 44.0, ulna length 20.9

Estimated body mass: 93.2 g based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length