Occitanomys Michaux 1969 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae

Synonym: Valerymys Michaux 1969

Parent taxon: Muridae according to A. van de Weerd 1976

See also McKenna and Bell 1997 and Mein et al. 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, Lemniscomys, Mastacomys, Mastomys, Micromys, Mikrotia, Murina, Murinae, Myocricetodontinae, Myotomys, Nesokia, Ochrotomys, Orientalomys, Papagomys, Paraethomys, Parapelomys, Parapodemus, Parotomys, Pelomys, Praomys, Proceromys, Progonomys, Rhabdomys, Rhagapodemus, Rhagomys, Saccostomus, Saidomys, Steatomys, Stephanomys, Tachyoryctoidinae, Thallomys, Thamnomys, Valerimys, Zelotomys

Subtaxa: Occitanomys (Rhodomys) Occitanomys anomalus Occitanomys brailloni Occitanomys montheleni Occitanomys neutrum Occitanomys provocator

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Type: Occitanomys brailloni

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of France (4 collections), Greece (7), Spain (8), Turkey (1)

• MN 13 of Greece (1), Spain (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Greece (1)

• Miocene of France (2), Greece (4), Italy (1), Spain (36), Turkey (1)

Total: 68 collections including 71 occurrences

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