Leithia Lydekker 1896 (dormouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Gliridae

Parent taxon: Gliridae according to M. C. McKenna and S. K. Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Armantomys, Bransatoglirinae, Dryomyinae, Gliravinae, Glirinae, Glirurus, Graphiurops, Graphiurus, Mioglis, Myomiminae, Paraglirulus, Paraglis, Plesiodyromys, Praearmantomys, Schizogliravus, Stertomys, Suevoglis, Tenuiglis

Subtaxa: Leithia cartei Leithia melitensis

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Type: Leithia melitensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Cozzo Schinaldo (Quaternary of Italy)

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