Pappocricetodon Tong 1992 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Full reference: Y. Tong. 1992. Pappocricetodon, a pre-Oligocene cricetid genus (Rodentia) from Central China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 30(1):1-16

Parent taxon: Pappocricetodontinae according to H. Gomes Rodrigues et al. 2010

See also de Bruijn et al. 2003, Li 2012, Tong 1992 and Tong 1997

Sister taxa: Bustrania, Witenia

Subtaxa: Pappocricetodon antiquus Pappocricetodon kazakstanicus Pappocricetodon neimongolensis Pappocricetodon rencunensis Pappocricetodon schaubi Pappocricetodon siziwangqiensis

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Type: Pappocricetodon rencunensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Oligocene of China (1 collection)

• Eocene of China (9), Kazakhstan (3)

Total: 13 collections including 17 occurrences

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