Named By: H. M. Sallam, E. R. Seiffert, E. L. Simons & C. Brindley - 2010.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Rodentia, Anomaluromorpha, Anomaluridae.
Species: K. qarunensis (type).
Size: Unknown due to lack of fossil remains.
Known locations: Egypt - Birket Qarun Formation.
Time period: Priabonian of the Eocene.
Fossil representation: Partial jaws and teeth.
Kabirmys is a genus of rodent that lived in Egypt during the Eocene.
- A large-bodied anomaluroid rodent from the earliest late Eocene of Egypt: phylogenetic and biogeographic implications. - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(5):1579-1593. - H. M. Sallam, E. R. Seiffert, E. L. Simons & C. Brindley - 2010.