Name: Metaliomys.
Phonetic: Met-a-le-o-mis.
Named By: W.‭ ‬W.‭ ‬Korth‭ & ‬D.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬De Blieux‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Rodentia,‭ ‬Heteromyidae.
Species: M.‭ ‬sevierensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Omnivore‭?
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: USA,‭ ‬Utah‭ ‬-‭ ‬Sevier Formation.
Time period: Late Miocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Metaliomys is a genus of rodent that lived in the USA during the Late Miocene.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Rodents and lagomorphs‭ (‬Mammalia‭) ‬from the Hemphillian‭ (‬Late Miocene‭) ‬of Utah.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬30‭(‬1‭)‬:226-235.‭ ‬-‭ ‬W.‭ ‬W.‭ ‬Korth‭ & ‬D.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬De Blieux‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.


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