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Hesperogaulus Korth 1999 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Mylagaulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41473

Full reference: W. W. Korth. 1999. Hesperogaulus, a new genus of mylagaulid rodent (Mammalia) from the Miocene (Barstovian to Hemphillian) of the Great Basin. Journal of Paleontology 73(5):945-951

Parent taxon: Mylagaulinae according to X. Lu et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Alphagaulus, Ceratogaulus, Epigaulus, Galbreathia, Mesogaulus, Mylagaulodon, Mylagaulus, Notogaulus, Pterogaulus, Simpligaulus, Tschalimys, Umbogaulus

Subtaxa: Hesperogaulus gazini, Hesperogaulus wilsoni

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Type: Hesperogaulus wilsoni

Ecology: scansorial insectivore