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Parasteiromys Ameghino 1904 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Coendidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42142

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1904. Nuevas especies de mamíferos, cretáceos y terciarios de la República Argentina [New species of mammals, Cretaceous and Tertiarty, from the Argentine Republic]. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina 56–58:1-142

Parent taxon: Erethizontidae according to A. M. Candela 1999

Sister taxa: Branisamyopsis, Cholamys, Coendou, Eopululo, Erethizon, Erethizontinae, Hyposteiromys, Hypsosteiromys, Microsteiromys, Neosteiromys, Palaeosteiromys, Paradoxomys, Protosteiromys, Sphiggurus

Subtaxa: Parasteiromys friantae, Parasteiromys uniformis

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Type: Parasteiromys uniformis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore