Muscardinus Kaup 1829 (dormouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Gliridae

Synonyms: Eomuscardinus Hartenberger 1966, Pentaglis Kretzoi 1943

Parent taxon: Glirinae according to K. Kowalski 1997

See also Daams and de Bruijn 1995 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Glirudinus, Glirulus, Heissigia, Heteromyoxus, Myoglis, Seorsumuscardinus

Subtaxa: Eomuscardinus sansaniensis Muscardinus austriacus Muscardinus avellanarius Muscardinus crusafonti Muscardinus cyclopeus Muscardinus dacicus Muscardinus davidi Muscardinus heintzi Muscardinus helleri Muscardinus hispanicus Muscardinus pliocaenicus Muscardinus sansaniensis Muscardinus thaleri Muscardinus vallesiensis Muscardinus vireti

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), Belgium (1), the Czech Republic (2), France (1), Germany (2), Hungary (3), Italy (4), the Netherlands (1), Poland (1), Romania (7), Spain (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1)

• Pliocene of France (2), Germany (1), Hungary (2), Italy (2), Poland (3), Spain (4)

• MN 13 of Spain (1)

• Miocene of Austria (2), France (2), Germany (1), Greece (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Poland (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (7), Switzerland (1), Turkey (1)

Total: 59 collections including 64 occurrences

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