Bathyergoides

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Bathyergoides is an extinct genus of rodent from Africa thought to be related to the modern blesmols. It is the only member of the family Bathyergoididae. Fossils of Bathyergoides neotertiarius were recovered from the Early Miocene Elisabeth Bay Formation of Namibia.[1]

Bathyergoides
Temporal range: Early Miocene
~21 Ma
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Parvorder: Phiomorpha
Family: Bathyergoididae
Lavocat, 1973
Genus: Bathyergoides
Stromer 1923
Species

B. neotertiarius (type)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pickford, 2018, p.88

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