Micromys kozaniensis van de Weerd 1979 (harvest mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae

Full reference: A. van de Weerd. 1979. Early Ruscinian rodents and lagomorphs (Mammalia) from the lignites near Ptolemais (Macedonia, Greece). Proceedings Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (Serie B) 82:127-170

Belongs to Micromys according to A. van de Weerd 1979

Sister taxa: Micromys bendai, Micromys minutus, Micromys steffensi

Type specimen: IVAU, PT3 306, a tooth (M1 sup.). Its type locality is Ptolemais 3, which is in a Ruscinian mire/swamp horizon in Greece.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of China (1 collection), Greece (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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