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†subfamily Adelphomyinae Patterson and Pascual 1968 (spiny rat)

Osteichthyes - Glires - Echimyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 76978

Full reference: B. Patterson and R. Pascual. 1968. New echimyid rodents from the Oligocene of Patagonia, and a synopsis of the family. Breviora 301:1-14

Parent taxon: Echimyidae according to B. Patterson and R. Pascual 1968

Sister taxa: Carterodon, Chaetomyinae, Clyomys, Dactylomyinae, Echimyinae, Eumysopinae, Eumysops, Euryzygomatomys, Gaimanomys, Haplostropha, Heteropsomyinae, Maruchito, Myocastor, Quebradahondomys, Reigechimys, Thrichomys

Subtaxa: Paradelphomys, Prostichomys, Ricardomys

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore