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Synaptomys cooperi Baird 1858 (southern bog lemming)

Mammalia - Glires - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51950

Synonyms: Arvicola gossii Coues 1877 (no. 44340), Synaptomys fatuus Bangs 1896 (no. 51952), Synaptomys helaletes Merriam 1896 (no. 51953), Synaptomys stonei Rhoads 1893 (no. 51959)

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

Sister taxa: Synaptomys australis, Synaptomys bunkeri, Synaptomys morgani

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 2.80 x 1.40, skull 25.2 x 15.7

Estimated body mass: 124.9 g based on m1 length