Family Arvicolinae Gray 1821 (vole)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Alternative spelling: Arvicolidae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Cricetidae according to S. J. Steppan et al. 2004

See also Bell and Bever 2006, Fejfar and Repenning 1998, Gray 1821, McKenna and Bell 1997, Seymour 2004 and Shoshani et al. 1989

Sister taxa: Abelmoschomys, Aktaumys, Allocricetus, Allospalax, Alticola, Anatolomys, Andinomys, Antecalomys, Aralocricetodon, Aratomys, Argyromys, Baiomys, Baranomys, Basirepomys, Blancomys, Chardinomys, Cimarronomys, Copemys, Cricetinae, Cricetodontinae, Cricetopinae, Dankomys, Democricetodontinae, Desmodillus, Dolomys, Ellobius, Eocricetodon, Eoeumys, Eolagurus, Eucricetodontinae, Eumyarioninae, Eumys, Galushamys, Geringia, Germanomys, Gnomomys, Goniodontomys, Guildayomys, Hesperomyini, Hibbardomys, Hodomys, Ischymomys, Isthmomys, Jacobsomys, Kanisamys, Kislangia, Lagurodon, Lartetomys, Laugaritiomys, Leakeymys, Leidymys, Lemmiscus, Leukaristomys, Loupomys, Melissiodontinae, Microcricetus, Microtinae, Microtocricetus, Microtodon, Microtoscoptes, Mictomys, Myocricetodon, Nannocricetus, Nelsonia, Neotominae, Neotomini, Ogmodontomys, Palasiomys, Pappocricetodontinae, Paracricetodontinae, Paracricetulus, Paramicrotoscoptes, Paratarsomys, Paronychomys, Plesiocricetodon, Plioctomys, Pliomys, Pliotomodon, Poamys, Podomys, Primus, Promimomys, Propliomys, Prosomys, Prospalax, Protatera, Prototomys, Pseudocricetodontinae, Pseudocricetops, Pseudomyscus, Pterospalax, Raricricetodontinae, Repomys, Rhinocricetus, Rhizospalax, Scottimus, Sigmodontinae, Sinocricetus, Stachomys, Trilophomys, Tylomyinae, Tyrrhenicola, Ungaromys, Vallaris, Willeumys, Wilsoneumys, Yatkolamys, Zhungaromys, Zramys, Zygodontomys

Subtaxa: Allophaiomys Arvicolini Dicrostonychini Lasiopodomys Lemmini Mimomys Myodini Ondatrini Orcemys Phenacomyini Praesynaptomys Prolagurus Prometheomyini Synaptomyini Synaptomys

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), Belgium (1), Canada (21: Alberta, British Columbia, Nunavut, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Yukon), China (5), Croatia (1), the Czech Republic (6), France (30), Georgia (2), Germany (24), Greece (13), Hungary (34), Israel (5), Italy (70), Japan (3), Kazakhstan (3), Kyrgyzstan (1), Malta (1), Mexico (4), Monaco (1), the Netherlands (4), Poland (2), Portugal (2), Romania (20), the Russian Federation (8), Spain (37), Syria (1), Tajikistan (2), Turkey (3), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (5), the United Kingdom (19), United States (350: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Blancan of United States (103: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Washington, Wyoming)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1), Hungary (4), Italy (3), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (2)

• Pliocene of Austria (2), China (18), France (5), Germany (2), Greece (10), Hungary (11), Italy (4), Kazakhstan (5), Poland (2), Romania (14), the Russian Federation (2), Slovakia (2), Spain (29), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1), United States (9: Idaho)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Idaho)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Spain (1)

Total: 913 collections including 2079 occurrences

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