Dryomys Thomas 1906 (dormouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Gliridae

Synonym: Afrodryomys Jaeger 1975

Parent taxon: Dryomyinae according to R. Daams and H. de Bruijn 1995

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Anthracoglis, Chaetocauda, Eivissia, Eliomys, Gliruloides, Hypnomys, Maltamys, Microdyromys, Tyrrhenoglis

Subtaxa: Dryomys ambiguus Dryomys apulus Dryomys chaabi Dryomys laniger Dryomys nitedula

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Type: Dryomys nitedula

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Hungary (1 collection), Italy (1), Romania (1), Turkey (1)

• Pliocene of Greece (2)

• Miocene of Germany (1), Italy (1)

• Oligocene of Spain (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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