Muscardinus pliocaenicus Kowalski 1963 (dormouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Gliridae

Belongs to Muscardinus according to Kowalski 1963

Sister taxa: Muscardinus austriacus, Muscardinus avellanarius, Muscardinus crusafonti, Muscardinus cyclopeus, Muscardinus dacicus, Muscardinus davidi, Muscardinus heintzi, Muscardinus helleri, Muscardinus hispanicus, Muscardinus sansaniensis, Muscardinus thaleri, Muscardinus vallesiensis, Muscardinus vireti, Eomuscardinus sansaniensis

Subtaxa: Muscardinus pliocaenicus pliocaenicus

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Type specimen: Its type locality is Węże, which is in a MN 15 cave breccia in Poland

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Quaternary of the Netherlands (1 collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1)

• Pliocene of Germany (1), Italy (2), Poland (3), Spain (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Greece (1), Spain (1)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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