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Bathyergus Illiger 1811 (dune mole rat)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Bathyergidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 66059

Full reference: C. Illiger. 1811. Prodromus Systematis Mammalium et Avium

Parent taxon: Bathyergidae according to R. L. Honeycutt et al. 1987

Sister taxa: Bathyergoides, Cryptomys, Cyclomylus, Geofossor, Georychus, Gypsorhynchus, Heliophobius, Heterocephalus, Paracryptomys, Proheliophobius, Tsaganomyinae

Subtaxa: Bathyergus janetta, Bathyergus suillus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore