Name: Reigomys.
Phonetic: Ray-gom-miss.
Named By: Leonardo F.‭ ‬Machado,‭ ‬Yuri L.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Leite,‭ ‬Alexandre U.‭ ‬Christoff‭ & ‬Lilian G.‭ ‬Giugliano‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.
Synonyms: Holochilus primigenus.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Rodentia,‭ ‬Cricetidae,‭ ‬Oryzomyini.
Species: R.‭ ‬primigenus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Omnivore‭?
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Bolivia,‭ ‬Tarija Department.
Time period: Ionian of the Pleistocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of several individuals,‭ ‬mostly of jaws and teeth.

       Originally named as an extinct species of the extant genus Holochilus,‭ ‬Reigomys was a Pleistocene aged relative of modern day marsh rats that live in South America.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new species of Holochilus‭ (‬Rodentia:‭ ‬Sigmodontinae‭) ‬from the Middle Pleistocene of Bolivia and its phylogenetic significance‭ (‬subscription required‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬16‭(‬3‭)‬:522‭–‬530.‭ ‬-‭ ‬S.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Steppan‭ ‬-‭ ‬1996.
-‭ ‬Phylogeny and biogeography of tetralophodont rodents of the tribe Oryzomyini‭ (‬Cricetidae:‭ ‬Sigmodontinae‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Zoologica Scripta‭ ‬43‭ (‬2‭)‬:‭ ‬119‭–‬130.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Leonardo F.‭ ‬Machado,‭ ‬Yuri L.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Leite,‭ ‬Alexandre U.‭ ‬Christoff‭ & ‬Lilian G.‭ ‬Giugliano‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.


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