Micromys Dehne 1841 (harvest mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae

Parent taxon: Muridae according to D. MacDonald 2001

See also McKenna and Bell 1997 and Wilson and Reeder 1993

Sister taxa: Aethomys, Afrocricetodontinae, Allorattus, Anthracomys, Apodemus, Arvicanthis, Bolomys, Castillomys, Castorina, Castromys, Centralomys, Chiropodomys, Colomys, Dasymys, Deomyinae, Echymina, Extrarius, Gerbillinae, Gerbua, Grammomys, Hapalomys, Huaxiamys, Huerzelerimys, Hydromina, Hyomys, Karnimata, Kritimys, Lemniscomys, Mastacomys, Mastomys, Mikrotia, Murina, Murinae, Myocricetodontinae, Myotomys, Mysops, Nesokia, Occitanomys, Ochrotomys, Orientalomys, Papagomys, Paraethomys, Parapelomys, Parapodemus, Parotomys, Pelomys, Praomys, Proceromys, Progonomys, Rhabdomys, Rhagapodemus, Rhagomys, Saccostomus, Saidomys, Steatomys, Stephanomys, Tachyoryctoidinae, Thallomys, Thamnomys, Valerimys, Zelotomys

Subtaxa: Micromys bendai Micromys minutus Micromys steffensi

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (1 collection), Germany (1), Greece (1), Hungary (1), the Netherlands (2), Romania (2), Spain (5), Turkey (1)

• Pliocene of China (2), Germany (1), Greece (11), Hungary (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (4)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Greece (2)

• Miocene of Greece (10), Italy (7), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 57 collections including 59 occurrences

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