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Birbalomys Sahni and Khare 1973 (rodent)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Chapattimyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63179

Synonym: Metkamys Sahni and Srivastava 1976 (taxon 41436)

Full reference: A. Sahni and S. K. Khare. 1973. Additional Eocene mammals from the Subathu Formation of Jammu and Kashmir. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 17:31-49

Parent taxon: Chapattimyidae according to K. Kumar et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Baluchimyinae, Basalomys, Chapattimyinae, Chapattimys, Gumbatomys, Kazygurtia, Subathumys

Subtaxa: Birbalomys ibrahimshahi, Birbalomys sondaari, Birbalomys woodi

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Type: Birbalomys woodi

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore