Paracricetops virgatoincisus 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

Belongs to Paracricetops according to O. Maridet and X. Ni 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V17821.1, a mandible. Its type locality is Lijiawa mammalian fossil locality, which is in an Oligocene fluvial mudstone/marl in the Caijiachong Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Lijiawa mammalian fossil locality

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