Eucricetodon asiaticus Matthew and Granger 1923 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Alternative combination: Eumys asiaticus

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and W. Granger. 1923. Nine new rodents from the Oligocene of Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 102:1-10

Belongs to Eucricetodon according to H. Gomes Rodrigues et al. 2012

See also Maridet et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Eucricetodon aquitanicus, Eucricetodon atavoides, Eucricetodon bagus, Eucricetodon caducus, Eucricetodon collatum, Eucricetodon deploratus, Eucricetodon dubius, Eucricetodon gerandianus, Eucricetodon haslachensis, Eucricetodon hochheimensis, Eucricetodon huberi, Eucricetodon huerzeleri, Eucricetodon infralactorensis, Eucricetodon jilantaiensis, Eucricetodon longidens, Eucricetodon margaritae, Eucricetodon martinensis, Eucricetodon moguntiacus, Eucricetodon nanoides, Eucricetodon occasionalis, Eucricetodon praecursor, Eucricetodon quercyi, Eucricetodon thezelensis, Eucricetodon wangae, Eucricetodon youngi

Type specimen: AMNH 19094, a maxilla

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Oligocene of China (10 collections), Kazakhstan (1), Mongolia (28)

Total: 39 collections each including a single occurrence

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