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Fallomus ladakhensis Nanda and Sahni 1998 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Diatomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 100687

Full reference: A. C. Nanda and A. Sahni. 1998. Ctenodactyloid rodent assemblage from Kargil Formation, Ladakh Molasse Group. Geobios 31(4):533-544

Belongs to Fallomus according to L. Marivaux et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Fallomus ginsburgi, Fallomus quraishyi, Fallomus razae

Type specimen: WINF/A 1706, a tooth (right m2). Its type locality is 3.5 km ESE of Kargil township (K/7b horizon), which is in an Oligocene fluvial-lacustrine mudstone in the Kargil Formation of India.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore