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Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae
If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.
|H. de Bruijn et al. 2003||Primitive cricetids, with lower-crowned cheek teeth. P4 present in the Irdinmanhan genus, Palasiomys and ‘Pappocricetodon’ antiquus, lost in the later taxa; M1 more or less enlarged, parastyle crescentic, cuspate or a swelling, anterolobe small or absent, preprotocrista extending anterolabially and usually connected with parastyle, protoconule minute when present, generally anterior connection between protocone and paracone, sometimes double connection present; m1 smaller than m2 in size, anteroconid weak or absent; M2-3 and m2-3 anterocone(id) low, precingulum continuous, but less elevated; m2-3 with incipient premetacristid and ectomesolophid developed in the later species; m3 ectolophid curved.|