Apodemus Kaup 1829 (Eurasian field mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae

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

Sister taxa: Aethomys, Afrocricetodontinae, Allorattus, Anthracomys, Arvicanthis, Bolomys, Castillomys, Castorina, Castromys, Centralomys, Chiropodomys, Colomys, Dasymys, Deomyinae, Echymina, Extrarius, Gerbillinae, Gerbua, Grammomys, Hapalomys, Huaxiamys, Huerzelerimys, Hydromina, Hyomys, Karnimata, Lemniscomys, Mastacomys, Mastomys, Micromys, Mikrotia, Murina, Murinae, Myocricetodontinae, Myotomys, 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: Apodemus agrarius Apodemus gudrunae Apodemus lii Apodemus sylvaticus

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Type: Mus agrarius

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), China (2), the Czech Republic (3), France (18), Georgia (1), Germany (13), Greece (12), Hungary (17), Israel (2), Italy (33), Japan (3), Monaco (1), the Netherlands (2), Poland (1), Portugal (1), Romania (14), Spain (26), Syria (1), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (9)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1), Greece (1), Hungary (2), Italy (2), Spain (1)

• Pliocene of Afghanistan (1), Austria (2), China (5), France (6), Germany (1), Greece (14), Hungary (6), Italy (4), Poland (1), Romania (4), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (2), Spain (21), Turkey (1)

• MN 13 of China (2), Greece (1), Spain (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Greece (1)

• Miocene of Greece (5), Italy (28), Spain (5)

Total: 281 collections including 327 occurrences

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