Megacricetodon Fahlbusch 1964 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Alternative spelling: Democricetodon (Megacricetodon)

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

Parent taxon: Cricetinae according to O. Maridet et al. 2011

See also Fahlbusch 1964, Lalaï 1986, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mein and Freudenthal 1971, Pickford et al. 2000, Qiu et al. 1981 and Vasileiadou and Koufos 2005

Sister taxa: Apocricetus, Collimys, Cricetini, Cricetinus, Cricetulodon, Cricetulus, Democricetodon, Karydomys, Leidymini, Mesocricetus, Neacomys, Neocricetodon, Onychomys, Peromyscini, Peromyscus, Phodopus, Rotundomys, Symmetrodontomys

Subtaxa: Megacricetodon (Collongomys) Megacricetodon (Megacricetodon) Megacricetodon andrewsi Megacricetodon bavaricus Megacricetodon beijiangensis Megacricetodon bourgeoisi Megacricetodon collongensis Megacricetodon crusafonti Megacricetodon debruijni Megacricetodon dzhungaricus Megacricetodon gregarius Megacricetodon ibericus Megacricetodon lopezae Megacricetodon minor Megacricetodon minutus Megacricetodon primitivus Megacricetodon pusillus Megacricetodon rafaeli Megacricetodon similis Megacricetodon sinensis Megacricetodon yei

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of China (6 collections), France (20), Germany (47), Greece (6), Hungary (2), Italy (1), Pakistan (4), Poland (1), Portugal (5), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovakia (2), Spain (22), Switzerland (38), Turkey (4)

Total: 162 collections including 212 occurrences

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