Paracricetops Maridet and Ni 2013 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Full reference: O. Maridet and X. Ni. 2013. A New Cricetid Rodent from the Early Oligocene of Yunnan, China, and its Evolutionary Implications for Early Eurasian Cricetids. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(1):185-194

Parent taxon: Cricetopinae according to O. Maridet and X. Ni 2013

Sister taxa: Cricetops, Deperetomys, Enginia, Meteamys, Mirabella, Muhsinia, Selenomys

Subtaxa: Paracricetops virgatoincisus

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Type: Paracricetops virgatoincisus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Lijiawa mammalian fossil locality (Oligocene of China)

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