Eomys is an extinct genus of eomyid rodent from the late Oligocene of France, Germany, Spain, and possibly Turkey. The species Eomys quercyi is the earliest known gliding rodent. References
^ Storch, G.; Engesser, B.; Wuttke, M. (1996). "Oldest fossil record of gliding in rodents". Nature. 379: 439–441. doi:10.1038/379439a0. ^ Engesser, B.; Kälin, D. (2017). "Eomys helveticus n. sp. and Eomys schluneggeri n. sp., two new small eomyids of the Chattian (MP 25/MP 26) subalpine Lower Freshwater Molasse of Switzerland" (PDF). Fossil Imprint. 73 (1-2): 213–224.
Eomys in the Paleobiology Database
Wd: Q5381806 Fossilworks: 41621 GBIF: 4829351
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