Paraglirulus werenfelsi Engesser 1972 (dormouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Gliridae

Full reference: B. Engesser. 1972. Die obermiozäne Säugetierfauna von Anwil (Baselland); (The Upper Miocene mammalian fauna of Anwil, Baselland). Tätigkeitsberichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Baselland 28:35-364

Belongs to Paraglirulus according to B. Engesser 1972

See also Daams 1989

Sister taxa: Paraglirulus agelakisi, Paraglirulus conjunctus, Paraglirulus werenflesi

Type specimen: NMB Al. 274, Switzerland, a tooth (M1 sup. sin.). Its type locality is Anwil, Baselland, which is in a MN 7 + 8 fluvial-lacustrine horizon in Switzerland.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Germany (9 collections), Hungary (1), Romania (1), Spain (5), Switzerland (5)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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