Mictomys True 1894 (bog lemming)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Alternative spelling: Synaptomys (Mictomys)

Parent taxon: Cricetidae according to O. Fejfar and C. A. Repenning 1998

See also Albright 1999, Dalquest and Schultz 1992, Hall 1981, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Martin 1979, McKenna and Bell 1997, Repenning 1992, Repenning et al. 1995, Seymour 2004, Voorhies and Voorhies 1991, Wood and Barnosky 1994 and Zakrzewski 1972

Sister taxa: Abelmoschomys, Aktaumys, Allocricetus, Allospalax, Alticola, Anatolomys, Andinomys, Antecalomys, Aralocricetodon, Aratomys, Argyromys, Arvicolinae, Baiomys, Baranomys, Basirepomys, Blancomys, Chardinomys, Cimarronomys, Copemys, Cricetinae, Cricetodontinae, Cricetopinae, Dankomys, Democricetodontinae, Desmodillus, Dolomys, Ellobius, Eocricetodon, Eoeumys, Eolagurus, Eucricetodontinae, Eumyarioninae, Eumys, Galushamys, Geringia, Germanomys, Gnomomys, Goniodontomys, Guildayomys, Hesperomyini, Hibbardomys, Hodomys, Ischymomys, Isthmomys, Jacobsomys, Kanisamys, Kislangia, Lagurodon, Lartetomys, Laugaritiomys, Leakeymys, Leidymys, Lemmiscus, Leukaristomys, Loupomys, Melissiodontinae, Microcricetus, Microtinae, Microtocricetus, Microtodon, Microtoscoptes, Myocricetodon, Nannocricetus, Nelsonia, Neotominae, Neotomini, Ogmodontomys, Palasiomys, Pappocricetodontinae, Paracricetodontinae, Paracricetulus, Paramicrotoscoptes, Paratarsomys, Paronychomys, Plesiocricetodon, Plioctomys, Pliomys, Pliotomodon, Poamys, Podomys, Primus, Promimomys, Propliomys, Prosomys, Prospalax, Protatera, Prototomys, Pseudocricetodontinae, Pseudocricetops, Pseudomyscus, Pterospalax, Raricricetodontinae, Repomys, Rhinocricetus, Rhizospalax, Scottimus, Sigmodontinae, Sinocricetus, Stachomys, Trilophomys, Tylomyinae, Tyrrhenicola, Ungaromys, Vallaris, Willeumys, Wilsoneumys, Yatkolamys, Zhungaromys, Zramys, Zygodontomys

Subtaxa: Mictomys kansasensis Mictomys meltoni Mictomys vetus Synaptomys (Mictomys) borealis

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Type: Mictomys innuitus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (3: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon collections), United States (55: California, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (23: Arizona, California, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming)

Total: 81 collections each including a single occurrence

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