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meaning: "fear mouse"
Named By: Kraglievich in 1926
Time Period: Late Miocene (Huayquerian)~9.0-7.246 Ma
Location: South America
Size: Total length 4.5 meters long, 1.5 meters tall, around 700 kilograms
Diet: Herbviore
Fossil(s): Few specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Rodentia | Dinomyidae |
Also known as: | Dabbenea pattersoni |

Phoberomys is an extinct genus of rodents. Fossil specimens from the Late Miocene period have been discovered in the Ituzaingo Formation of Argentina, the Solimoes Formation of Brazil and the Urumaco Formation at Urumaco in Venezuela.

Read more about Phoberomys at Wikipedia
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