Eumyarion bifidus Fahlbusch 1964 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Alternative combination: Cotimus bifidus

Full reference: V. Fahlbusch. 1964. Die Cricetiden (Mamm.) der Oberen Süßwasser-Molasse Bayerns (Cricetids of the Upper Freshwater Molasse of Bavaria). Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften; mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse; Abhandlungen, neue Folge 118:1-136

Belongs to Eumyarion according to P. Mein and M. Freudenthal 1971

See also Fahlbusch 1964 and Wu 1982

Sister taxa: Eumyarion helveticus, Eumyarion latior, Eumyarion leemanni, Eumyarion margueritae, Eumyarion medius, Eumyarion orhani, Eumyarion tremulus, Eumyarion weinfurteri

Type specimen: BSPG 1959 II 245, a tooth (left upper M1). Its type locality is Sandelzhausen gravel pit, which is in a MN 5 fluvial-lacustrine marl/mudstone in the Upper Freshwater Molasse Formation of Germany.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (1 collection), Germany (20), Poland (1), Switzerland (10)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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