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Masillamys is an extinct genus of rodent. It was named in 1954 by Tobien. It is considered to be a sister genus to the Hartenbergeromys, Lophiparamys, Mattimys, Microparamys, Pantrogna, Sparnacomys, and Strathcona genera.

Masillamys
Temporal range: Eocene
Masillamys Senckenberg 2007-01.JPG
Masillamys at the Senckenberg collection
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Masillamys

Tobien, 1954
Species

M. beegeri
M. mattaueri

Juvenile

ReferencesEdit

  • ESCARGUEL G. 1999. Les rongeurs de l'Eocène inférieur et moyen d'Europe Occidentale. Systématique, phylogénie, biochronologie et paléobiogéographie des niveaux-repères MP 7 a MP 14 = The rodents of the early and middle Eocene from Western Europe. Palaeovertebrata 28 (2-4): 89-351. abstract