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EOMYS is an extinct genus of eomyid rodent from the late Oligocene of France
France
, Germany
Germany
, Spain
Spain
, and possibly Turkey
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
Eomys
helveticus n. sp. and Eomys
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.

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