Cricetus Leske 1779 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Parent taxon: Cricetini according to J. A. Baskin 1978

See also Gray 1825, Illiger 1811 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Cricetus barrieri Cricetus cricetus Cricetus kormosi Cricetus lophidens

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Type: Cricetus cricetus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), Belgium (1), the Czech Republic (3), France (3), Georgia (1), Germany (10), Hungary (21), Italy (11), Kazakhstan (1), Poland (1), Romania (13), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Hungary (2)

• Pliocene of Kazakhstan (1), Poland (2), Spain (1)

• MN 13 of Greece (1), Spain (1)

• Miocene of Greece (4), Spain (5)

Total: 88 collections including 94 occurrences

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