Sicista Gray 1827 (birch mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Zapodidae

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

Sister taxa: Aksyiromys, Banyuesminthus, Eozapus, Gobiosminthus, Javazapus, Macrognathomys, Megasminthus, Miosicista, Napaeozapus, Pliozapus, Primisminthus, Schaubeumys, Shamosminthus, Sicistinae, Simiacritomys, Sminthozapus, Tyrannomys, Zapus

Subtaxa: Sicista praeloriger Sicista subtilis Sicista wangi

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Type: Mus subtilis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Germany (4), Greece (2), Hungary (17), Romania (11)

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

Total: 41 collections including 43 occurrences

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