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Article Title

New Uintan and Duchesnean (Middle and Late Eocene) Rodents from the Sespe Formation, Simi Valley, California

Volume

91

Issue

3

First Page

97

Last Page

120

Abstract

A paleontologic impact mitigation program being conducted at the Simi Valley Landfill in southern California is yielding new species and new geologic and geographic occurrences of middle and late Eocene rodents representing the families Eomyidae, Heliscomyidae, Simimyidae, and ?Zapodidae from the middle member of the continental Sespe Formation. These rodents include "Namatomys" sp., cf. "TV." fantasma Lindsay, "Namatomys" sp., Paradjidaumo reynoldsi new species, Heliscomys sp., Simimys landerinew species, and Simiacritomys whistled new genus and species.