†subfamily Sicistinae Allen 1901 (jumping mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Zapodidae

Parent taxon: Zapodidae according to W. W. Korth 1987

Sister taxa: Aksyiromys, Banyuesminthus, Eozapus, Gobiosminthus, Javazapus, Macrognathomys, Megasminthus, Miosicista, Napaeozapus, Pliozapus, Primisminthus, Schaubeumys, Shamosminthus, Sicista, Simiacritomys, Sminthozapus, Tyrannomys, Zapus

Subtaxa: Plesiosminthus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of China (3 collections), Germany (2), Mongolia (7), Switzerland (1), United States (3: Delaware, Kansas, Texas)

• Oligocene to Miocene of China (1), Mongolia (1)

• Oligocene of China (6), France (4), Germany (4), Kazakhstan (1), Mongolia (5), Spain (7), Switzerland (1)

Total: 46 collections including 52 occurrences

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