Ochotona Link 1795 (pika)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae

Parent taxon: Ochotoninae according to M. A. Erbajeva et al. 2011

See also Alroy 2002, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Albertona, Alloptox, Lagopsis, Marcuinomys, Ochotonoides, Ochotonoma, Paludotona, Pliolagomys, Proochotona

Subtaxa: Ochotona collaris Ochotona daurica Ochotona princeps Ochotona spanglei Ochotona valerotae Ochotona whartoni

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Type: Lepus dauricus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), Canada (7: Alberta, Yukon), China (2), the Czech Republic (1), France (2), Georgia (1), Germany (1), Hungary (9), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mongolia (1), Romania (9), the Russian Federation (6), Turkey (1), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (18: Alaska, Colorado, Maryland, Montana, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Pliocene of China (15), Hungary (2), Kazakhstan (1), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (3), Tajikistan (1), Ukraine (5)

• MN 13 of China (2), Greece (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (5: Nebraska, Oregon)

• Miocene of China (2), Ukraine (1)

Total: 105 collections including 118 occurrences

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