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Metanoiamys Chiment and Korth 1996 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Eomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41628

Full reference: J. J. Chiment and W. W. Korth. 1996. A New Genus of Eomyid Rodent (Mammalia) from the Eocene (Uintan-Duchesnean) of Southern California. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 16(1):116-124

Parent taxon: Eomyidae according to W. W. Korth and J. G. Eaton 2004

Sister taxa: Adjidaumo, Apeomyinae, Arikareeomys, Asianeomys, Aulolithomys, Centimanomys, Cristadjidaumo, Cupressimus, Eomyodon, Eomyops, Eomys, Estramomys, Kansasimys, Keramidomys, Leptodontomys, Ligerimys, Litoyoderimys, Metadjidaumo, Montanamus, Namatomys, Omboomys, Orelladjidaumo, Paradjidaumo, Paranamatomys, Protadjidaumo, Pseudotheridomys, Rhodanomys, Ritteneria, Viejadjidaumo, Yoderimyinae, Zemiodontomys, Zetamys

Subtaxa: Metanoiamys agorus, Metanoiamys fantasma, Metanoiamys fugitivus, Metanoiamys korthi, Metanoiamys lacus, Metanoiamys marinus, Metanoiamys paradoxus

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Type: Metanoiamys agorus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore