Family Zapodidae Coues 1875 (jumping mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Zapodidae

Parent taxon: Rodentia according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Carroll 1988 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, Gliridae, 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, Zelomyidae

Subtaxa: Aksyiromys Banyuesminthus Eozapus Gobiosminthus Javazapus Macrognathomys Megasminthus Miosicista Napaeozapus Pliozapus Primisminthus Schaubeumys Shamosminthus Sicista Sicistinae Simiacritomys Sminthozapus Tyrannomys Zapus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Germany (4), Greece (2), Hungary (17), Romania (11), United States (36: Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (9: Kansas, Nebraska)

• Pliocene of China (3), Germany (1), Hungary (2), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (5: Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Canada (3: Saskatchewan), China (4), Germany (2), Mongolia (7), Spain (4), Switzerland (1), United States (68: California, Colorado, Delaware, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (4: Nebraska)

• Arikareean of United States (4: Montana, South Dakota)

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

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), China (13), France (3), Germany (4), Kazakhstan (2), Mongolia (24), Spain (7), Switzerland (1), Turkey (1), United States (4: Nebraska, South Dakota)

• Eocene of China (3), Kazakhstan (4), United States (1: California)

Total: 265 collections including 307 occurrences

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