Family Ctenodactylidae Gervais 1853 (gundi)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Ctenodactylidae

Alternative spelling: Ctenodactyli

Parent taxon: Ctenohystrica according to C. Montgelard et al. 2002

See also Carroll 1988, Huchon and Douzery 2001, Nowak 1999 and Peters 1871

Sister taxon: Thryonomyoidea

Subtaxa: Africanomys Confiniummys Ctenodactylinae Ctenodactylus Dubiomys Huangomys Irhoudia Leptotataromys Metasayimys Ottomania Pectinator Prosayimys Protataromys Sayimys Tataromyinae Testouromys Woodomys Yindirtemyinae

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Kenya (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Libya (2), Morocco (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Morocco (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (3), China (4), Greece (1), Kazakhstan (1), Libya (3), Mongolia (4), Morocco (2), Pakistan (18), Saudi Arabia (3), Turkey (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Mongolia (2)

• Oligocene of China (34), Kazakhstan (5), Mongolia (38), Pakistan (2), Turkey (3)

• Eocene of China (3)

Total: 132 collections including 237 occurrences

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