Kenyamyidae

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Kenyamyidae
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Suborder: Hystricomorpha
Family: Kenyamyidae
Lavocat, 1973
Genera

Kenyamys
Simonimys

Kenyamyidae is an extinct family of rodents from Africa that lived in the Lower Miocene era.

There are two genera in the family, Kenyamys and Simonymys, both described by Lavocat in 1973. There are two species of Kenyamys, K. mariae and K. williamsi. There is only one species of Simonymys, S. genovefae.


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