Family Gliridae Muirhead 1819 (dormouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Gliridae

Parent taxon: Rodentia according to C. Montgelard et al. 2002

See also Bonilla-Salomón et al. 2016, Carroll 1988, Vianey-Liaud et al. 2014 and Wood 1958

Sister taxa: Alagomyidae, Allactagidae, Allomyidae, Anomalomyidae, Anomaluroidea, Aplodontoidea, Archetypomyidae, Callodontomys, Castoroidea, Cavina, Cercolabidae, Conilurus, Ctenohystrica, Cylindrodontidae, Diatomyidae, Dolosimus, Downsimys, Echinomyidae, Ectropomys, Epeiromys, Eryomyidae, Eryomyina, Fiber, Geomorpha, Geomyoidea, Gliroidea, Homocentrus, Hystricognatha, Hystricomorpha, Ischyromyidae, Ivanantonia, Megacricetodontidae, Muriformia, Mylagaulidae, Myodonta, Myomorpha, Pairomys, Paramyidae, Petauristidae, Protrogomorpha, Pseudomys, Quercymys, Remyidae, Sciurognathi, Sciuroidea, Sciuromorpha, Siphneidae, Taeniodus, Theridomyoidea, Yuomyidae, Zamoramys, Zapodidae, Zelomyidae

Subtaxa: Armantomys Bransatoglirinae Dryomyinae Gliravinae Glirinae Glirurus Graphiurops Graphiurus Leithia Mioglis Myomiminae Paraglirulus Paraglis Plesiodyromys Praearmantomys Schizogliravus Stertomys Suevoglis Tenuiglis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), Belgium (1), Cote D'Ivoire (1), the Czech Republic (2), France (12), Germany (8), Greece (6), Hungary (9), Israel (5), Italy (18), Japan (1), Kenya (1), Malta (1), Monaco (1), Morocco (3), the Netherlands (1), Poland (2), Portugal (1), Romania (9), South Africa (2), Spain (24), Turkey (1), Zambia (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1), Italy (4), South Africa (2), Spain (1)

• Pliocene of China (2), France (5), Germany (1), Greece (8), Hungary (4), Italy (5), Poland (4), South Africa (3), Spain (21), Turkey (1)

• MN 13 of Greece (1), Spain (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Greece (1), South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Austria (5), China (3), France (26), Germany (22), Greece (7), Hungary (2), Italy (5), Morocco (2), Pakistan (2), Poland (4), Portugal (4), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (2), Spain (62), Switzerland (51), Turkey (7)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Germany (1)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (2), China (5), the Czech Republic (1), France (25), Germany (8), Greece (1), Spain (27), Switzerland (4), Turkey (11)

• Eocene of France (15), Spain (29), the United Kingdom (19)

Total: 532 collections including 1072 occurrences

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