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Phenacomys intermedius Merriam 1889 (western heather vole)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50337

Synonym: Propliophenacomys uptegrovensis Martin 1975 (taxon 50876)

Belongs to Phenacomys according to T. Galewski et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Phenacomys (Arborimus), Phenacomys brachyodus, Phenacomys deeringensis, Phenacomys gryci

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 2.27 x 1.41, M2 1.73 x 1.28, M3 1.94 x 1.08, m1 2.89 x 1.18, m2 1.59 x 1.14, m3 1.38 x 0.93

Estimated body mass: 139.2 g based on m1 length